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Yeso, New Mexico
(DeBaca County)

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Welcome to Yeso ...

Yeso is located in DeBaca County<1>.

Yeso is 4,770 feet [1,454 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Yeso is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Yeso: (575)

Communities Also Named Yeso ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Yeso: This one is located in DeBaca County and the other is located in Rio Arriba County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Yeso.

Communities near Yeso ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Yeso.

  • Lake Sumner [DeBaca County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Sumner
    • Lake Sumner [DeBaca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Yeso
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Sumner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Sumner
  • Fort Sumner [DeBaca County]
  • Pastura [Guadalupe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pastura
    • Pastura [Guadalupe County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Yeso
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pastura
  • Santa Rosa [Guadalupe County]
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    • Santa Rosa [Guadalupe County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<3> to the north of Yeso
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Rosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Rosa<5>
  • Taiban [DeBaca County]
  • Vaughn [Guadalupe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vaughn
    • Vaughn [Guadalupe County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<3> to the west of Yeso
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaughn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaughn<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yeso ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About DeBaca County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Yeso. 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 DeBaca, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yeso - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Yeso) 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 Yeso. 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 YesoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yeso. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4392, Longitude: -104.6100    
<4>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.
<5>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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