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Welcome to Puerto De Luna ...

Puerto De Luna is located in northeast New Mexico.

Puerto De Luna is located in Guadalupe County<1>.

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

Puerto De Luna is 4,490 feet [1,369 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Puerto De Luna is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Puerto De Luna is located in the (575) area code.

Communities near Puerto De Luna ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Puerto De Luna.

  • Santa Rosa (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Rosa
    • Santa Rosa lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Puerto De Luna and is located in Guadalupe County
    • 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<5>
  • Cuervo (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Pastura (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pastura
    • Pastura lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Puerto De Luna and is located in Guadalupe County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pastura
  • Lake Sumner (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Sumner
    • Lake Sumner lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Puerto De Luna and is located in DeBaca County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Sumner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Sumner
  • Colonias (23 miles [37 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonias
    • Colonias lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the northwest of Puerto De Luna and is located in Guadalupe County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonias
  • Newkirk (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast)
  • Yeso (27 miles [43.5 km] to the south)
  • Fort Sumner (32 miles [51.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Sumner
    • Fort Sumner lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Puerto De Luna and is located in DeBaca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 854 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Sumner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Sumner<5>
  • Vaughn (36 miles [57.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vaughn
    • Vaughn lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Puerto De Luna and is located in Guadalupe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaughn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaughn<5>
  • Anton Chico (38 miles [61.2 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Puerto De Luna ...

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

Adding Puerto De Luna to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Puerto De Luna

The Communities of New Mexico

About Guadalupe County

About New Mexico

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Puerto De Luna. 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 Guadalupe, 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 Puerto De Luna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Puerto De Luna) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Puerto De Luna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8320, Longitude: -104.6214       In this case, the coordinates for Puerto De Luna 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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