Bernalillo (HMUK9)

Location: Rio Rancho, NM 87144 Sandoval County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 20.683', W 106° 35.695'

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On the Camino Real

— Population 2,763 - Elevation 5,050 —

The Pueblo Indian province of Tiguex, in the area of Bernalillo, served as winter headquarters for Francisco Vquez de Coronado in 1540-42 during his explorations of the Southwest. Bernalillo was founded after the Spanish reconquest of New Mexico by Diego de Vargas in 1692. Vargas died here in 1704.
HM NumberHMUK9
Series This marker is part of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series
Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Preservation Division
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 5:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 355067 N 3912439
Decimal Degrees35.34471667, -106.59491667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 20.683', W 106° 35.695'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 20' 40.98" N, 106° 35' 41.70" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6921 Merlot Dr NE, Rio Rancho NM 87144, US
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