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Torreon, New Mexico
(Torrance County)

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Welcome to Torreon ...

Torreon is located in Torrance County<1>.

The location of Torreon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Torreon is 6,690 feet [2,039 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Torreon is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Torreon: (505)

Communities Also Named Torreon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Torreon: This one is located in Torrance County and the other is located in Sandoval County.

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

Communities near Torreon ...

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

  • Estancia [Torrance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estancia
    • Estancia [Torrance County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Torreon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estancia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estancia<5>
  • Mountainair [Torrance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainair
    • Mountainair [Torrance County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Torreon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 871 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainair
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountainair<5>
  • Willard [Torrance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willard
    • Willard [Torrance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Torreon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 239 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willard<5>
  • Manzano [Torrance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manzano
    • Manzano [Torrance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Torreon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manzano have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manzano
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chilili [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilili
      • Chilili [Bernalillo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Torreon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilili have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilili
    • Meadow Lake [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lake
      • Meadow Lake [Valencia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Torreon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Lake
    • McIntosh [Torrance County]
    • Ponderosa Pine [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponderosa Pine
      • Ponderosa Pine [Bernalillo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Torreon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponderosa Pine
    • Abo [Torrance County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abo
      • Abo [Torrance County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Torreon
    • Rio Communities North [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities North
      • Rio Communities North [Valencia County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Torreon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities North

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Torreon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

About Torrance County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Torreon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Torrance County: www.torrancecountynm.org/

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 Torrance, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Torreon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Torreon) 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 Torreon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TorreonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Torreon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7223, Longitude: -106.2986       In this case, the coordinates for Torreon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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