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Welcome to Sublette ...

Sublette is located in Rio Arriba County<1>.

Sublette is 9,280 feet [2,829 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Sublette is 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Sublette: (575)

Communities Also Named Sublette ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Sublette - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Sublette ...

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

  • Antonito [Conejos County]
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    • Antonito [Conejos County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Sublette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antonito
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antonito<4>
  • Romeo [Conejos County]
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    • Romeo [Conejos County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Sublette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romeo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romeo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Romeo<4>
  • Osier [Conejos County]
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    • Osier [Conejos County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Sublette
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  • Lava [Rio Arriba County] - Historic
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    • Lava [Rio Arriba County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Sublette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lava have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mogote [Conejos County]
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      • Mogote [Conejos County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Sublette
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mogote
    • Ortiz [Conejos County]
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      • Ortiz [Conejos County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Sublette
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    • Cumbres [Conejos County]
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      • Cumbres [Conejos County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Sublette
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    • Conejos [Conejos County]
    • Lobato [Rio Arriba County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lobato
      • Lobato [Rio Arriba County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Sublette
    • Manassa [Conejos County]
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      • Manassa [Conejos County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Sublette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,019 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassa<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sublette ...

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

Adding Sublette to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sublette 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 Sublette was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Sublette

The Communities of New Mexico

About Rio Arriba County

About New Mexico

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sublette. 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 Rio Arriba, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sublette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Sublette) 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 Sublette. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SubletteOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sublette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9890, Longitude: -106.2300    
<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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