Socorro, New Mexico

city in New Mexico

Socorro is a city in Socorro County and a county seat of the same county in the U.S. state of New Mexico. About 8,900 people lived in Socorro as of the year 2002.

Socorro, New Mexico
Location of Socorro, New Mexico
Location of Socorro, New Mexico
Coordinates: Coordinates: 34°3′42″N 106°53′58″W / 34.06167°N 106.89944°W / 34.06167; -106.89944
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountySocorro
Area
 • Total14.4 sq mi (37.4 km2)
 • Land14.4 sq mi (37.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
4,603 ft (1,403 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total8,877
 • Density615.8/sq mi (237.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
87801
Area code(s)575 and 505 (until October 2008)
FIPS code35-73540
GNIS feature ID0938832

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