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Welcome to Veguita ...

Veguita is located in Socorro County<1>.

Veguita is 4,780 feet [1,457 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Veguita is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Veguita: (575)

The ZIP code for Veguita: 87062<3>

Communities near Veguita ...

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

  • Belen (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belen
    • Belen lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Veguita and is located in Valencia County
    • 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 (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities
    • Rio Communities lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Veguita and is located in Valencia County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rio Communities have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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>
  • Abeytas (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abeytas
    • Abeytas lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Veguita and is located in Socorro County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abeytas
  • Casa Colorada (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casa Colorada
    • Casa Colorada lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Veguita and is located in Valencia County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casa Colorada
  • Jarales (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarales
    • Jarales lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Veguita and is located in Valencia County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarales have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jarales<5>
  • La Joya (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Joya
    • La Joya lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Veguita and is located in Socorro County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Joya
  • Rio Communities North (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities North
    • Rio Communities North lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Veguita and is located in Valencia County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities North
  • Tome (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Alamillo (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamillo
    • Alamillo lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Veguita and is located in Socorro County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamillo
  • San Acacia (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Veguita ...

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Veguita

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Veguita. 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 Socorro, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Veguita - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Veguita). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Veguita or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Veguita) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Veguita. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VeguitaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Veguita. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5162, Longitude: -106.7674    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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