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Welcome to Rio Communities ...

Rio Communities is located in Valencia County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rio Communities has a population of 4,565 people<3> (see below for details).

Rio Communities is 4,820 feet [1,469 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Rio Communities is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Rio Communities lies within the (505) area code.

Communities near Rio Communities ...

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

  • Los Lunas [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Lunas
    • Los Lunas [Valencia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Rio Communities
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Lunas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Lunas<6>
  • Bosque Farms [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosque Farms
    • Bosque Farms [Valencia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Rio Communities
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosque Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bosque Farms
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bosque Farms<6>
  • Peralta [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peralta
    • Peralta [Valencia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Rio Communities
    • Estimated population in 2015: 3,585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peralta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peralta<6>
  • Casa Colorada [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casa Colorada
    • Casa Colorada [Valencia County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Rio Communities
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casa Colorada
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bosque [Valencia County]
    • Rio Communities North [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities North
      • Rio Communities North [Valencia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rio Communities
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities North
    • Tome [Valencia County]
    • Veguita [Socorro County]
    • Valencia [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valencia
      • Valencia [Valencia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Rio Communities
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valencia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valencia
    • Contreras [Socorro County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Contreras
      • Contreras [Socorro County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Rio Communities
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Contreras

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rio Communities ...

Looking for more information about Rio Communities? 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 Rio Communities, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rio Communities.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rio Communities. 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>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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rio Communities.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rio Communities - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Rio Communities) 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 Rio Communities. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rio CommunitiesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rio Communities. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6496, Longitude: -106.7340       In this case, the coordinates for Rio Communities have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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