Funeral Homes in Dixon, NM

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Dixon.

Suburbs of Dixon: Apodaca.

Zip codes in the city: 87527.

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Rivera Family Funeral Home and Crematory
Formerly known as Block-Salazar Mortuary, Rivera Family Funeral Home and Crematory is proud to serve the Espanola community as an independent and family owned organization.  We offer a full range of services as well as two elegant chapels.
Rivera Family Mortuaries
Rivera Family Mortuaries is committed to assisting the Taos, New Mexico community.  We provide compassionate care and a wide range of funeral services to meet the needs and customs of all families. Our independent and family-operated approach provides the best service to families.
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Nearby Funeral Homes for Dixon

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De Vargas Funeral Home
623 N Railroad Ave
Espanola, NM 87532
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Rivera Family Funeral Home and Crematory
305 Calle Salazar
Espanola, NM 87533
Rivera Family Mortuaries
818 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos, NM 87571

Facts about Dixon, New Mexico

Dixon is an unincorporated community 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 6028 feet (1837 meters) above sea level . It is on the banks of the Embudo River, a tributary of the Rio Grande, which it flows into two miles (3.2 km) downstream from Dixon. According to the 2010 Census the population is 926, with 70% of residents identifying as Hispanic. Many non-Hispanics have made their homes here since the mid-1960s.The town is home to the largest population of organic farmers in the state, and is about 20 miles (30 km) southwest of Taos. Its zip code is 87527.

Dixon Obituaries

It was noted by The Rio Grande Sun on August 16th, 2018 that Antonio H Rendon passed away in Dixon, New Mexico.  Rendon was 81 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Antonio H's life.

It was revealed by The Rio Grande Sun on June 14th, 2018 that April Francis miss Browne passed away in Dixon, New Mexico.  Browne was 42 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor April Francis miss's life.

It was revealed by The Rio Grande Sun on May 10th, 2018 that Antonio Herrera perished in Dixon, New Mexico.  Herrera was 29 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Antonio's life.

It was revealed by The Rio Grande Sun on March 15th, 2018 that William W Sanchez died in Dixon, New Mexico.  Sanchez was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William W's life.

It was written by The Rio Grande Sun on October 12th, 2017 that Nicolas Gonzales passed away in Dixon, New Mexico.  Gonzales was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Nicolas's life.

It was reported by The Rio Grande Sun on September 14th, 2017 that Donald L Atencio passed on in Dixon, New Mexico.  Atencio was 52 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donald L's life.

It was disclosed by The Rio Grande Sun on April 20th, 2017 that Carmen Valdez (Maes) passed away in Dixon, New Mexico.  Ms. Valdez was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Carmen's life.

It was noted by The Rio Grande Sun on April 6th, 2017 that James M Fernandez passed away in Dixon, New Mexico.  Fernandez was 44 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James M's life.

It was noted by The Rio Grande Sun on February 23rd, 2017 that Beatrice O Archuleta (Gonzales) passed away in Dixon, New Mexico.  Ms. Archuleta was 85 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Beatrice O's life.

It was noted by The Rio Grande Sun on February 9th, 2017 that Lourdes Rendon (Archuleta) passed on in Dixon, New Mexico.  Ms. Rendon was 102 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lourdes's life.

History

On the Rio Grande there are two with senior rights and two with junior water rights.The 'aldea' was known as San Antonio del Embudo until around 1900 when a post office was established and the name was changed to Dixon, reputedly to honor Collins Dixon, a school teacher who taught here in the late 1800s; one tradition has him being a American Civil War War army deserter; his descendents live around nearby Española, New Mexico

Because of the temperate climate generated by the local topography and helped by the acequias (irrigation ditch system) set up by the Spanish around 1800, the Embudo Valley has become a significant fruit and grape growing area and the greater Dixon area boasts of several fine wineries, including the [http://www.lachiripada.com La Chiripada Winery] and the Vivác Winery. The population of around 1,500 is still predominately Hispanic, but many non-Hispanics have made their homes here since the mid 1960s. Arthur Montgomery.

The area was inhabited by Tiwa peoples from nearby Picuris Pueblo, New Mexico Pueblo, then settled by Spanish colonists under the 1725 Embudo Land Grant. The elevation of Dixon is 6028 feet (1837 meters) above sea level .

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