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Welcome to Vado ...

Vado is located in southwest New Mexico.

Vado is located in Dona Ana County<1>.

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

Vado is 3,820 feet [1,164 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Vado is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Vado is located in the (575) area code.

Communities near Vado ...

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

  • Las Cruces [Dona Ana County]
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    • Las Cruces [Dona Ana County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Vado
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 105,096 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Las Cruces
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Las Cruces<5>
  • Anthony [Dona Ana County]
  • Anthony [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
    • Anthony [El Paso County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Vado
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anthony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anthony<5>
  • Vinton [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
    • Vinton [El Paso County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Vado
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,168 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mesilla [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesilla
      • Mesilla [Dona Ana County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Vado
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,844 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesilla<5>
    • Mesquite [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesquite
      • Mesquite [Dona Ana County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Vado
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mesquite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesquite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesquite<5>
    • Chamberino [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberino
      • Chamberino [Dona Ana County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Vado
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberino
    • La Union [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Union
      • La Union [Dona Ana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Vado
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Union
    • Westway [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westway
      • Westway [El Paso County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Vado
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westway
    • Mesilla Park [Dona Ana County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vado ...

Looking for more information about Vado? 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 Vado, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vado.

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

About Dona Ana County

About New Mexico

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

The official website for Dona Ana County: www.co.dona-ana.nm.us/

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 Dona Ana, 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 Vado - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vado) 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 Vado. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VadoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vado. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1118, Longitude: -106.6625       In this case, the coordinates for Vado 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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