- Embudo, New Mexico
Embudo (also Embudo Station) is an unincorporated community in Rio Arriba County,
New Mexico, United States. It is on NM State Road 68, 2.9 miles south of the intersection of NM State Road 75, where the Embudo Riverflows into the Rio Grande.
Embudo was founded in 1881 when the
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroadopened a station (depot) there on its Chili Line. The station was named after the village San Antonio de Embudo,Julyan, Robert Hixson (1998) "Embudo" "The place names of New Mexico" (2nd ed.) University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, p. 123, ISBN 0-8263-1688-3 ] located 2 miles up the Embudo River, and until 1902 both communities shared a post office and were known jointly as Embudo. In 1900, anticipating a separate post office in the village, San Antonio de Embudo changed its name to Dixon. When the Dixon post office opened in 1902, however, Embudo lost its post office. Embudo got a post office again in 1905 only to lose it in 1909. However, since 1914 Embudo has had its own post office.
Today, from the state road a wooden bridge crosses the Rio Grande to the "Embudo Historic District" which consists of the old railway station and associated buildings. The
United States Geological Survey(USGS) gauging stationat Embudo, to measure the flow of the Rio Grande, was the first (USGS) stream gauging station and was established by John Wesley Powellin 1888. Embudo was also the first USGS training center for hydrographers. [ [http://historicmarkers.newmexico.org/markers/detail.php?region=&id=134 "Embudo Stream-Gauging Station (Established in 1888)" New Mexico Historic Markers] ]
* [http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/NM/Rio+Arriba/state.html "National Register of Historic Places: New Mexico - Rio Arriba County - Historic Districts"]
* [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/US/35/Embudo.html "Embudo, United States" fallingrain.com]
* [http://ahps.srh.noaa.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=abq&gage=embn5 noaa.gov: Rio Grande at Embudo]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Dixon, New Mexico — Dixon is an unincorporated village located in Rio Arriba County in the U.S. state of New Mexico, on NM Highway 75, just east of NM Highway 68 in the north central part of the state, at Latitude 36.20 Longitude 105.89. The elevation of Dixon is… … Wikipedia
Chimayo, New Mexico — The Village of Chimayo CDP El Santuario Nickname(s): El Potrero Santificad … Wikipedia
Mora, New Mexico — David F. Cargo Library in Mora Coordinates … Wikipedia
Chama, New Mexico — Village Cumbres Toltec train in downtown Chama … Wikipedia
Dulce, New Mexico — CDP Location of … Wikipedia
Steins, New Mexico — Steins is a ghost town in Doubtful Canyon of Hidalgo County, New Mexico. It was originally called Stein s Pass after the nearby pass through the Peloncillo Mountains (Hidalgo County). The pass was named after United States Army Major Enoch… … Wikipedia
National Register of Historic Places listings in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico — Location of Rio Arriba County in New Mexico This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of… … Wikipedia
Liste der Highways in New Mexico — Dies ist eine Aufstellung von State Routes, U.S. Highways und Interstates im US Bundesstaat New Mexico, nach Nummern. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 State Routes 1.1 State Routes 1 bis 300 1.2 State Routes 304 bis 400 … Deutsch Wikipedia
Liste der State-, U.S.- und Interstate-Highways in New Mexico — Dies ist eine Aufstellung von State Routes, U.S. Highways und Interstates im US Bundesstaat New Mexico, nach Nummern. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 State Routes 2 United States Highways 2.1 Gegenwärtige Strecken … Deutsch Wikipedia
Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico — Tierra Amarilla redirects here. For the Chilean city and commune, see Tierra Amarilla, Chile. Rio Arriba County Courthouse, Isaac Rapp, architect, 1916 17 Tierra Amarilla is a small unincorporated town near the Carson National Forest in the… … Wikipedia