Vallecitos, New Mexico

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Vallecitos
Vallecitos is located in New Mexico
Vallecitos
Vallecitos
Location within the state of New Mexico
Vallecitos is located in the United States
Vallecitos
Vallecitos
Vallecitos (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°29′42″N 106°07′00″W / 36.49500°N 106.11667°W / 36.49500; -106.11667Coordinates: 36°29′42″N 106°07′00″W / 36.49500°N 106.11667°W / 36.49500; -106.11667
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountyRio Arriba
Elevation
7,418 ft (2,261 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
87581[1]
Area code(s)505
GNIS feature ID912055[2]

Vallecitos is an unincorporated community located in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. The community is located along state route 576 at the corner of SR 576 and New Mexico State Road 111 22.7 miles (36.5 km) north-northeast of Abiquiú, or 14 miles north-northwest of Ojo Caliente. Vallecitos has a post office with ZIP code 87581.[1][3] Aside from the post office,[4] there is a community center and library.

Vallecitos is a small community whose resources are limited and do not sustain public facilities. Water is one of the communities most needed resources and accommodations are not currently available. It is an inconvenience because the closest public facility is in Ojo Caliente approximately 14 miles away.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b United States Postal Service. "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "Vallecitos". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 29, 2014.
  4. ^ McCoy, Michael; Crosen, Jane (June 1, 2000). Cycling the Great Divide: From Canada to Mexico on America's Premier Long-Distance Mountain Bike Route. The Mountaineers Books. p. 176. ISBN 9780898866988.