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Steins, New Mexico
Welcome to Steins ...
So far, we have found very little information about Steins. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Steins to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Steins, please Contact Us.
The pronunciation of Steins: STEENS<3>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Steins.
The community of Steins was previously named Stein's Pass. Going back to its beginning, Steins was originally named Doubtful Canyon. For more information about the names of Steins, see The Names of Steins on our Genealogy Page.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Steins is 4,340 feet [1,323 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Steins is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Steins was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Steins, you will soon 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.
If Steins still existed, it would have been in the (575) area code.
Adding Steins to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Steins in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Steins elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Steins on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Steins ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Steins - it's located in Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Steins.
Communities near Steins ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Steins.
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 Steins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Steins.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Steins. 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 Steins.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Steins. See our Newspapers Page for Steins.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 01 Apr 2021