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Rodeo, New Mexico

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Welcome to Rodeo ...

Rodeo is located in southwest New Mexico.

Rodeo is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

Rodeo is 4,120 feet [1,256 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Rodeo is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Rodeo and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Rodeo lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Rodeo: 88056<3>

Communities Also Named Rodeo ...

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

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

Communities near Rodeo ...

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

  • Portal [Cochise County]
  • Apache [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apache
    • Apache [Cochise County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Rodeo
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apache
  • Paradise [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
    • Paradise [Cochise County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Rodeo
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
  • Animas [Hidalgo County]
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    • Cotton City [Hidalgo County]
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      • Cotton City [Hidalgo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Rodeo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton City
    • Windmill [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windmill
      • Windmill [Hidalgo County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Rodeo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windmill
    • Steins [Hidalgo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steins
      • Steins [Hidalgo County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the north of Rodeo
      • Former name for Steins:
      • Stein's Pass
    • Cloverdale [Hidalgo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
      • Cloverdale [Hidalgo County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the south of Rodeo
    • San Simon [Cochise County]
    • Elfrida [Cochise 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 Rodeo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rodeo.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rodeo ...

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

Adding Rodeo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rodeo 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 Rodeo was on a map titled Map of Arizona and New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New Mexico

About Hidalgo County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rodeo. 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 Hidalgo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rodeo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Rodeo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rodeo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Rodeo) 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 Rodeo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RodeoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rodeo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8376, Longitude: -109.0304    
<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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