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Welcome to Peralta ...

The town of Peralta is located in central New Mexico.

Peralta is located in Valencia County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Peralta had a population of 3,660 people.<2> (see below for details).

The community of Peralta is 4,850 feet [1,478 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Peralta is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Peralta lies within the (505) area code.

Communities Also Named Peralta ...

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

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

Communities near Peralta ...

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

  • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albuquerque
    • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Peralta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 562,540 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albuquerque
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albuquerque<5>
  • Belen [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belen
    • Belen [Valencia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Peralta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,496 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belen<5>
  • Rio Communities [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities
    • Rio Communities [Valencia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Peralta
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rio Communities have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Communities<5>
  • Isleta [Bernalillo County]
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    • Tome [Valencia County]
    • Rio Communities North [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities North
      • Rio Communities North [Valencia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Peralta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities North
    • Meadow Lake [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lake
      • Meadow Lake [Valencia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Peralta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Lake
    • South Valley [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Valley
      • South Valley [Bernalillo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Peralta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Valley
    • Jarales [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarales
      • Jarales [Valencia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Peralta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarales have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarales
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jarales<5>
    • Martinez Town [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinez Town
      • Martinez Town [Bernalillo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Peralta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinez Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinez Town

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 Peralta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Peralta.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peralta ...

Looking for more information about Peralta? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Peralta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Peralta.

Adding Peralta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Peralta 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 Peralta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Mexico

About Valencia County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Valencia County: www.co.valencia.nm.us/

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 Valencia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Peralta.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Peralta - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Peralta) 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 Peralta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PeraltaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peralta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8366, Longitude: -106.6906    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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