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Welcome to Valencia ...

Valencia is located in Valencia County<1>.

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

Valencia is 4,840 feet [1,475 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Valencia is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Valencia: (505)

Communities Also Named Valencia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Valencia - they are located in Arizona, California (3), Kansas, Montana, Pennsylvania and Utah.

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

Communities near Valencia ...

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

  • Belen [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belen
    • Belen [Valencia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Valencia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,496 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belen<5>
  • Rio Communities [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities
    • Rio Communities [Valencia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Valencia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rio Communities have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Communities<5>
  • Bosque Farms [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosque Farms
    • Bosque Farms [Valencia County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Valencia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosque Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bosque Farms
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bosque Farms<5>
  • Rio Communities North [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities North
    • Rio Communities North [Valencia County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Valencia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities North
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Isleta [Bernalillo County]
    • Meadow Lake [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lake
      • Meadow Lake [Valencia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Valencia
      • 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
    • Jarales [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarales
      • Jarales [Valencia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Valencia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarales
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jarales<5>
    • South Valley [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Valley
      • South Valley [Bernalillo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Valencia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Valley
    • Casa Colorada [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casa Colorada
      • Casa Colorada [Valencia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Valencia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casa Colorada
    • Bosque [Valencia 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 Valencia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valencia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valencia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Valencia County: www.co.valencia.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 Valencia, 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 Valencia - 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' (or 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- Valencia) 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 Valencia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ValenciaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valencia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7995, Longitude: -106.7003       In this case, the coordinates for Valencia 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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