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Welcome to Youngsville ...

Youngsville is located in north central New Mexico.

Youngsville is located in Rio Arriba County<1>.

The location of Youngsville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Youngsville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1913.

Youngsville is 6,860 feet [2,091 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Youngsville is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Communities Also Named Youngsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Youngsville - they are located in Kansas, Louisiana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Youngsville ...

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

  • Arroyo del Agua
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Arroyo del Agua is located in Rio Arriba County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arroyo del Agua
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arroyo del Agua
  • Canones
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • Abiquiu
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Gallina
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Medanales
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
  • Canjilon
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the north)
  • Llaves
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Llaves is located in Rio Arriba County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Llaves
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Llaves
  • Seven Springs
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Seven Springs is located in Sandoval County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Springs
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Seven Springs
  • Regina
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the west)
  • Copper City ‑ Historic
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Copper City is located in Sandoval County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Youngsville ...

Looking for more information about Youngsville? 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 Youngsville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Youngsville.

Adding Youngsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Youngsville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Youngsville post office opened in 1913.

We also found Youngsville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1951).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Youngsville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Youngsville. 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 Rio Arriba, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Youngsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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