Socorro, New Mexico

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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

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.

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