Veguita, New Mexico

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Veguita, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Veguita, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Veguita, New Mexico
Veguita, New Mexico
Coordinates: 34°30′58″N 106°46′02″W / 34.51611°N 106.76722°W / 34.51611; -106.76722Coordinates: 34°30′58″N 106°46′02″W / 34.51611°N 106.76722°W / 34.51611; -106.76722
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Socorro
 • Total 0.836 sq mi (2.17 km2)
 • Land 0.836 sq mi (2.17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 4,783 ft (1,458 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 232
 • Density 280/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 87062
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 923713[3]

Veguita is a census-designated place in Socorro County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 232 as of the 2010 census. Veguita has a post office with ZIP code 87062.[4][5] New Mexico State Road 304 passes through the community. Its current District Commissioner is Martha Salas. Veguita has two independent Christian churches, Chihuahua Bible Chapel, and Iglesia Evangelica "Camino De Fe", which share facilities on Carlos Martinez Road. One community fixture is "Veguita Trading Post" which has a fueling station, and provides commodities. There also is the Mission Church of the Catholic Diocese. In 2015, the Veguita community welcomed KVNM-LP 101.1 FM, one of two low power FM Radio Stations in Socorro County. Veguita is the home of iDea Ministries, which is the owner-operator of KVNM, and produces "Jazz, Power, & The Glory!" , an international media stream with a world-wide audience.