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Pastura, New Mexico

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Welcome to Pastura ...

Pastura is located in northeast New Mexico.

Pastura is located in Guadalupe County<1>.

Pastura is 5,290 feet [1,612 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Pastura is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Pastura is within the boundaries of the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Pastura ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pastura - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Pastura ...

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

  • Santa Rosa [Guadalupe County]
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    • Santa Rosa [Guadalupe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Pastura
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Rosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Rosa<4>
  • Vaughn [Guadalupe County]
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    • Vaughn [Guadalupe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Pastura
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaughn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaughn<4>
  • Colonias [Guadalupe County]
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    • Colonias [Guadalupe County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the north of Pastura
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  • Dahlia [Guadalupe County]
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    • Dahlia [Guadalupe County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Pastura
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dahlia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dilia [Guadalupe County]
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      • Dilia [Guadalupe County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the north of Pastura
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    • Anton Chico [Guadalupe County]
    • Encino [Torrance County]
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      • Encino [Torrance County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> to the west of Pastura
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 79 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Encino
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Encino<4>
    • Yeso [DeBaca County]
    • Cuervo [Guadalupe County]
    • Villanueva [San Miguel 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 Pastura. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pastura.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pastura. 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 Pastura.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pastura ...

Looking for more information about Pastura? 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 Pastura, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pastura.

Adding Pastura to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pastura in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pastura was on a map titled Map of Arizona and New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Pastura on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1951).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pastura on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

About Guadalupe County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Guadalupe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pastura - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pastura) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pastura. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PasturaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pastura. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7828, Longitude: -104.9447    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






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