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Angel Fire, New Mexico

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Welcome to Angel Fire ...

The village of Angel Fire is located in northeast New Mexico.

Angel Fire is located in Colfax County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Angel Fire has a population of 1,113 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Angel Fire is 8,910 feet [2,716 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Angel Fire is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Angel Fire lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Angel Fire: (575)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Angel Fire had a population of 1,216 people (or 8.84% of the total population of Colfax County). This makes Angel Fire the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Angel Fire represents 0.06% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,216 people, the population of Angel Fire increased 16.03% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,048 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Angel Fire had an population of 1,113 people. This is a decrease of 8.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.2% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Angel Fire.

Communities near Angel Fire ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Eagle Nest   [Map]   257   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Idlewild   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lakeview Pines   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shady Brook   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Taos Pueblo   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Taos Ski Valley   [Map]   69   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Angel Fire.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Angel Fire. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Angel Fire. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Angel Fire.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Angel Fire:

Websites for Angel Fire ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Angel Fire ...

Looking for more information about Angel Fire? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Angel Fire, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Angel Fire.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Angel Fire. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Angel Fire.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angel Fire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Angel Fire. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Angel Fire) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Angel Fire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Angel Fire

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angel Fire. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3822, Longitude: -105.2714     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Angel Fire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Angel Fire.