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Claunch, New Mexico
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Socorro
Elevation 6,217 ft (1,895 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 87011
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 905190

Claunch is an unincorporated community in Socorro County, New Mexico, United States. Claunch is located on New Mexico State Road 55 in the easternmost region of Socorro County. Claunch has a post office with ZIP code 87011.

History

A post office has been in operation at Claunch since 1930. The community was named for L. H. Claunch, a cattleman.


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