El Rito in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Elevation 6,870 ft.
Location. 36° 20.173′ N, 106° 11.388′ W. Marker is in El Rito, New Mexico, in Rio Arriba County. Marker is on New Mexico Route 554 at milepost 11.5 north of New Mexico Route 571. Click for map. It is at the entrance gate of the Northern New Mexico Community College. Marker is in this post office area: El Rito NM 87530, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named El Rito (approx. 0.3 miles away); Welcome to the Church of San Juan Nepomuceno (approx. 0.6 miles away); Santa Cruz (approx. 8.3 miles away); Abiquiú (approx. 11.3 miles away); Agueda S. Martinez (1898–2000) (approx. 12 miles away); Georgia O’Keeffe (approx. 12.9 miles away); Red Rocks (approx. 12.9 miles away).
Regarding El Rito. “When the New Mexico Territory applied for statehood in 1912, the State Constitution, Article 12, Section
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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