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Wagon Mound, New Mexico

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Welcome to Wagon Mound ...

The village of Wagon Mound is located in northeast New Mexico.

Wagon Mound is located in Mora County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wagon Mound has a population of 284 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wagon Mound.

The community of Wagon Mound is 6,210 feet [1,893 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Wagon Mound is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Wagon Mound lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Wagon Mound: 87752<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wagon Mound had an population of 284 people. This is a decrease of 9.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wagon Mound had a population of 314 people (or 6.43% of the total population of Mora County). This makes Wagon Mound the county's most populous community.

The population of Wagon Mound represents 0.02% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 314 people, the population of Wagon Mound decreased 14.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 369 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wagon Mound.

Communities near Wagon Mound ...

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

  • Colmor [Colfax County] - Historic
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    • Colmor [Colfax County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Wagon Mound
  • Valmora [Mora County]
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    • Valmora [Mora County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Wagon Mound
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  • Watrous [Mora County]
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    • Watrous [Mora County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Wagon Mound
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  • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] - Historic
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    • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Wagon Mound
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ocate [Mora County]
    • Loma Parda [Mora County] - Historic
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      • Loma Parda [Mora County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southwest of Wagon Mound
    • Miami [Colfax County]
    • Ojo Feliz [Mora County]
    • Los Huerros [Mora County]
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      • Los Huerros [Mora County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Wagon Mound
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Huerros
    • Mills [Harding 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 Wagon Mound. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wagon Mound.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wagon Mound. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wagon Mound.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wagon Mound ...

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

Adding Wagon Mound to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wagon Mound 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 Wagon Mound was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Mora County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wagon Mound. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wagon Mound.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wagon Mound - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 village (such as Wagon Mound). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wagon Mound or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Wagon Mound) 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 Wagon Mound. 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 Wagon MoundOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wagon Mound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0091, Longitude: -104.7051    
<6>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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