Truchas in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Location. 36° 2.442′ N, 105° 49.803′ W. Marker is in Truchas, New Mexico, in Rio Arriba County. Marker is on State Road 76 near County Road 77A, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Truchas NM 87578, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Truchas Peaks (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cordova (approx. 4.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Chimayo (approx. 6.2 miles away); Santuario de Chimayó (approx. 6.7 miles away); Las Trampas (approx. 7.4 miles away); Historic Los Luceros (approx. 12 miles away); Velarde (approx. 12.1 miles away); The St. Francis Women's Club (approx. 12.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Wikipedia Entry. “The community remains remote, located at 8000 feet above sea level. A paved road did not enter the community till the early 1970s. These very same issues (Submitted on April 30, 2013.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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