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San Miguel County Place Names

Notes

Names obtained from The Place Names of New Mexico by Robert Julyan. Churches in San Miguel county are located in the cities identified with bold blue uppercase letters.

Name Location
Agua Zarca 4 miles SW of Las Vegas (abandoned)
Aguila 2 miles SE of Chaperito (abandoned)
Alamitos NE part of the county (abandoned)
Alta Vista 3 miles W of Trujillo
Apache Springs 3 miles SE of Los Montoyas
Aragon 2 miles S of Villanueva
Baughls Stationl 1.25 miles NW of Pecos National Monument
Bell Ranch E part of the county (also called Campaña)
Bernal 17 miles SW of Las Vegas
Beulah 17 miles NW of Las Vegas (abandoned)
Buxton SE part of the county, S of Variadero
Cabra 35 miles SE of Las Vegas (now a ranch HQ)
Camp Luna NW area of Las Vegas (former military site)
Campaña E part of the county (also called Bell Ranch)
Casa Grande E of Las Vegas (abandoned)
Cedar Hill 2 miles NE of Tecolote
Chapelle 17 miles S of Las Vegas, 2 miles E of Bernal
CHAPERITO 25 miles SE of Las Vegas
Chapman S of Chaperito (also called Fort Hatch)
Charco SE part of the county (abandoned)
Chaves E part of the county (abandoned)
Coca NE part of the county (abandoned)
Colonias (Upper/Lower) Settlements E of Pecos, about 3 miles apart
Concepción 7 miles SE of Las Vegas
Copper City W part of the county (also called Hamilton) (abandoned)
Corazón 12 miles SE of Trujillo (now a ghost town)
Cowles End of NM-63 in the Sangre de Cristo mountains
Decatur W part of the county
Dominguez Near Tecolote
Doretta 18 miles SW of Las Vegas
El Cerrito 3 miles E of Villanueva
El Cuervo E part of the county (abandoned)
El Llano .5 miles SE of Montezuma
El Porvenir 17 miles NW of Las Vegas
Estrada 8 miles N of Variadero (abandoned)
Ferndale .5 miles N of Mineral Hill (abandoned)
Fort Bascom 12 miles N of Tucumcari (also called Johnson)
Fort Hatch S of Chaperito (also called Chapman)
Fulton NW of San Jose (abandoned)
Gabaldon SW of Romeroville at Ojitos Fríos
Gallinas 12 miles NW of Las Vegas
Gallinas Spring 7 miles S of Chaperito (abandoned)
Gavaedon Near Las Vegas (abandoned)
Geronimo 9 miles W of Las Vegas (also called Mineral Hill)
Gise SE of Rowe (abandoned)
Gonzales 9 miles E of Trujillo (also called Maes)
Gonzales Ranch 6 miles SW of Villanueva
Guillou SE of Geronimo (abandoned)
Gusano SE of Rowe
Hadley NW part of county (abandoned)
Hamilton W part of the county (also called Copper City)
Hilton Lodge 2 miles W of Lower Rociada
Hooverville .5 miles NW of Conchas Lake State Park
Hot Springs 5 miles W of Las Vegas
Ilfeld SW of Las Vegas
Irvins 3 miles S of Terrero (abandoned)
Jaramillo Central part of the county
Jardin S of the Mora county line on upper Manuelitas Creek
Johnson 12 miles N of Tucumcari (also called Fort Bascom)
La Cinta SE part of the county (abandoned)
La Concepcion 13 miles SE of Romeroville
La Cuesta 12 miles S of I-25 (also called Villanueva)
La Fragua SE of Pueblo, on E bank of the Pecos River
La Garita On the Conchas River (also called Variadero)
La Liendre SE of Las Vegas (also called Los Valles de San Antonio on 1850 census)
La Manga 6 miles SW of Las Vegas
La Posada 5 miles N of Pecos
La Ventana 31 miles E of Las Vegas (also called Trujillo)
Lagunita S of Las Vegas
Las Dispensas 12 miles NW of Las Vegas
Las Tusas 2 miles W of Sapello
LAS VEGAS Junction of I-25 and US-85 (county seat)
Lesperance 9 miles W of Las Vegas (also called Mineral Hill)
Levy E of the Santa Fe county line (also called Pecos)
Lopez 5 miles W of San Miguel
Lopezville SE part of the county
Los Alamos 13 miles NE of Las Vegas
Los Diegos 9 miles SW of San Miguel del Bado
Los Fuertes 9 miles SE of Romeroville (abandoned)
Los Montoyas 12 miles S of Las Vegas
Los Torres 19 miles SE of Las Vegas (abandoned)
Los Valles de San Agustin 9 miles SE of Las Vegas (also called Lourdes)
Los Valles de San Antonio SE of Las Vegas (also called La Liendre)
Los Vigiles E of Montezuma
Lourdes 9 miles SE of Las Vegas (also called Los Valles de San Agustin)
Maes 9 miles E of Trujillo (also called Gonzales)
Manuelitas 15 miles N of Las Vegas
McPherson 1 mile W of San José (also called Sands)
Mesa Rica 5 miles S of Conchas Reservoir
Mineral City 25 miles W of Las Vegas (abandoned)
Mineral Hill 9 miles W of Las Vegas (also called Geronimo)
Mishawaka 18 miles SE of Las Vegas (abandoned)
Montezuma 6 miles NW of Las Vegas
Oakwood Springs W part of county (abandoned)
Ojitos Fríos 12 miles SW of Las Vegas (also called Gabaldon)
Olguin S part of county
Onava 10 miles NE of Las Vegas (abandoned)
Pajarito 3 miles SE of Rowe
Park Springs 30 miles SE of Las Vegas (abandoned)
PECOS E of the Santa Fe county line (also called Levy)
Penasco Blanco 1 mile from Mora county line
Pendaries 10 miles NW of Sapello
Pine 28 miles SW of Las Vegas
Red Mountain 12.5 miles NW of Trementina (abandoned)
Rencona 13 miles S of Rowe
RIBERA NM-3 near San Miguel
Rincón 27 miles NW of Las Vegas (also called Rociada)
Rociada 27 miles NW of Las Vegas (also called Rincon)
Romeroville 5 miles S of Las Vegas
Rowe 6 miles S of Pecos
Rudy Town 30 miles NE of Pecos (also called Terrero)
Sabinoso 5 miles N of NM-419
San Antonio 2 miles NW of Las Vegas
SAN GERONIMO 9 miles W of Las Vegas
San Hilario Near Conchas Dam (abandoned)
San Ignacio 5 miles W of Sapello
San José S of I-40 on the W bank of the Pecos River
San Juan W of La Cabra Mesa
San Lorenzo E part of the county
San Luis SW of Loma Parda (abandoned)
SAN MIGUEL DEL BADO 3 miles S of I-25 on NM-3
San Pablo 1.5 miles S of San Geronimo
San Rafael 3 miles NW of Trementina
San Ramón 5 miles N of Trementina
San Ysidro 23 miles SW of Las Vegas
Sanchez 3 miles SW of the Canadian River
Sands 1 miles W of San Jose (also called McPherson)
Santillanes 3 miles W of San Geronimo
SAPELLO 13 miles N of Las Vegas
Sena 3 miles S of San Miguel
Serafina 17 miles SW of Las Vegas (also called Bernal)
Sibley 3 miles N of Las Vegas (abandoned)
Soham 1.5 miles NW of San José
Tecolote 10 miles SW of Las Vegas
Tecolotito 3 miles W of US-84
Terrero 30 miles NE of Pecos (also called Rudy Town)
Trementina 15 miles E of Trujillo
Trujillo 31 miles E of Las Vegas (also called La Ventana)
Variadero On the Conchas River (also called La Garita)
VILLANUEVA 12 miles S of I-25 (also called La Cuesta)
Willis 15 miles N of Pecos