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Watrous, New Mexico
Welcome to Watrous ...
Watrous is located in northeast New Mexico.
Watrous is 6,420 feet [1,957 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Watrous is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Watrous lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Watrous is within the boundaries of the (505) area code.
The ZIP code for Watrous: 87753<3>
Communities Also Named Watrous ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Watrous - they are located in Florida, Michigan, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Saskatchewan.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Watrous.
Communities near Watrous ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Watrous.
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 Watrous. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Watrous.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Watrous. 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 Watrous.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Watrous. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Watrous.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Watrous ...
Looking for more information about Watrous? 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 Watrous, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Watrous.
Adding Watrous to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Watrous 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 Watrous was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Watrous on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Watrous. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022