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Villanueva, New Mexico

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Welcome to Villanueva ...

Villanueva is located in San Miguel County<1>.

Villanueva is 5,860 feet [1,786 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Villanueva is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The ZIP code for Villanueva: 87583<3>

Communities near Villanueva ...

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

  • Coruco [San Miguel County]
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    • Coruco [San Miguel County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Villanueva
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  • Ribera [San Miguel County]
  • Chapelle [San Miguel County]
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    • Chapelle [San Miguel County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Villanueva
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  • Serafina [San Miguel County]
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    • El Ancon [San Miguel County]
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      • El Ancon [San Miguel County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Villanueva
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    • Apache Springs [San Miguel County]
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      • Apache Springs [San Miguel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Villanueva
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    • Dahlia [Guadalupe County]
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      • Dahlia [Guadalupe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Villanueva
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dahlia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Upper Anton Chico [Guadalupe County]
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      • Upper Anton Chico [Guadalupe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Villanueva
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    • Anton Chico [Guadalupe County]
    • Ilfeld [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 Villanueva. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Villanueva.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Villanueva ...

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

Adding Villanueva to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Villanueva in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Villanueva was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Villanueva on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Villanueva on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including San Miguel, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Villanueva - 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 Villanueva). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Villanueva 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Villanueva) 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 Villanueva. 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 VillanuevaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Villanueva. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2677, Longitude: -105.3616    
<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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