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Roy, New Mexico
Welcome to Roy ...
The village of Roy is located in northeast New Mexico.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Roy has a population of 215 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Roy.
The community of Roy is 5,890 feet [1,795 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Roy is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Roy lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Roy: (575)
The ZIP code for Roy: 87743<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roy had an population of 215 people. This is a decrease of 8.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Roy had a population of 234 people (or 33.67% of the total population of Harding County). This makes Roy the county's most populous community.
The population of Roy represents 0.01% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 234 people, the population of Roy decreased 23.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 304 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Roy.
Communities Also Named Roy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Roy - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Roy.
Communities near Roy ...
We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Roy.
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 Roy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roy.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roy. 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 Roy.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roy. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Roy.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roy ...
Looking for more information about Roy? 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 Roy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roy.
Adding Roy to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Roy 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 Roy was on a map titled Map of New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1920).
We also found Roy on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Roy on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022