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Welcome to Sierra Vista ...

Sierra Vista is located in Lincoln County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Sierra Vista: Sierra Vis.

Sierra Vista is 7,660 feet [2,335 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Sierra Vista is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Sierra Vista: (575)

Communities Also Named Sierra Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Sierra Vista - they are located in Arizona, California (3) and Colorado (2).

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

Communities near Sierra Vista ...

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

  • Ruidoso [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruidoso
    • Ruidoso [Lincoln County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Sierra Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,061 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruidoso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruidoso<4>
  • Ruidoso Downs [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruidoso Downs
    • Ruidoso Downs [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Sierra Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,631 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruidoso Downs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruidoso Downs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruidoso Downs<4>
  • Capitan [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capitan
    • Capitan [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Sierra Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capitan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capitan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capitan<4>
  • Carrizozo [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrizozo
    • Carrizozo [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Sierra Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrizozo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrizozo<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hollywood [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Sierra Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
    • Carrizo [Otero County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrizo
      • Carrizo [Otero County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Sierra Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrizo
    • Nogal [Lincoln County]
    • Fort Stanton [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Stanton
      • Fort Stanton [Lincoln County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Sierra Vista
    • Glencoe [Lincoln County]
    • Lincoln [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Sierra Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sierra Vista ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sierra Vista. 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 Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sierra Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Sierra Vista) 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 Sierra Vista. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sierra VistaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sierra Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4102, Longitude: -105.6927    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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