Riley (HM2C94)

Location: Magdalena, NM 87825 Socorro County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 7.082', W 107° 14.631'

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Twenty miles north of Magdalena, Riley was a small agricultural village originally named Santa Rita by its Hispanic founders in the mid-nineteenth century. By the late 1880's mining drove the town's economy and in 1890 it was granted a post office under the name "Riley." The mines gave out, and the town was slowly abandoned. Former residents still gather every May to observe Santa Rita days.
HM NumberHM2C94
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Date Added Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 293052 N 3777517
Decimal Degrees34.11803333, -107.24385000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 7.082', W 107° 14.631'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 7' 4.92" N, 107° 14' 37.86" W
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Area Code(s)505
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 N Main St, Magdalena NM 87825, US
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