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Welcome to Old Town ...

Old Town is located in Luna County<1>.

The location of Old Town has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Old Town is 4,980 feet [1,518 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Old Town is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Old Town lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Old Town is within the boundaries of the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Old Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Old Town: This one is located in Luna County and the other is located in Bernalillo County.

Beyond New Mexico, there are 35 communities that are also named Old Town - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (5), Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana (2), Iowa, Maine, Maryland (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New York, North Carolina (2), Northwest Territories, Ohio (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Old Town.

Communities near Old Town ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Old Town.

  • Bayard [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayard
    • Bayard [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayard<5>
  • Hurley [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
    • Hurley [Grant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurley<5>
  • Cobre [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobre
    • Cobre [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobre
  • Santa Rita [Grant County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Rita
    • Santa Rita [Grant County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Rita have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vanadium [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vanadium
      • Vanadium [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanadium
    • Central [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
      • Central [Grant County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Hanover [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
      • Hanover [Grant County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Santa Clara [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Clara
      • Santa Clara [Grant County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,761 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Clara have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clara
    • Deming [Luna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deming
      • Deming [Luna County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,983 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deming
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deming<5>
    • Fort Bayard [Grant County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Old Town. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Old Town.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Old Town. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Old Town.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Old Town. See our Newspapers Page for Old Town.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Town ...

Looking for more information about Old Town? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Old Town, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Old Town.

Mentions & References for Old Town

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About Luna County

About New Mexico

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old Town. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Luna, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Old Town) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Old Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Old TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5531, Longitude: -107.9148       In this case, the coordinates for Old Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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