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Valmora, New Mexico

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Welcome to Valmora ...

Valmora is located in northeast New Mexico.

Valmora is located in Mora County<1>.

Valmora is 6,350 feet [1,935 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Valmora is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Valmora is within the boundaries of the (505) area code.

Communities near Valmora ...

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

  • Wagon Mound [Mora County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagon Mound
    • Wagon Mound [Mora County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Valmora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 283 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagon Mound
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagon Mound<4>
  • Loma Parda [Mora County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loma Parda
    • Loma Parda [Mora County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Valmora
  • Los Alamos [San Miguel County]
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    • Los Alamos [San Miguel County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Valmora
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Los Alamos have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Alamos
  • Golondrinas [Mora County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golondrinas
    • Golondrinas [Mora County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Valmora
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sapello [San Miguel County]
    • Ojo Feliz [Mora County]
    • Rainsville [Mora County]
    • La Cueva [Mora County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Cueva
      • La Cueva [Mora County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Valmora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Cueva
    • Las Vegas [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Las Vegas
      • Las Vegas [San Miguel County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Valmora
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,826 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Las Vegas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Las Vegas<4>
    • Montezuma [San Miguel 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 Valmora. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valmora.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valmora ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Mora, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valmora - 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- Valmora) 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 Valmora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ValmoraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valmora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8163, Longitude: -104.9233    
<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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