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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<1>.

The location of Angel Fire has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Angel Fire has a population of 1,087 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Angel Fire is 8,910 feet [2,716 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation 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)

Websites for Angel Fire ...

Official Website: www.afgov.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Angel Fire had an population of 1,087 people. This is a decrease of 10.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.72% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 1,048 people).

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

Communities near Angel Fire ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Angel Fire.

  • Taos [Taos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos
    • Taos [Taos County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Angel Fire
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,971 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taos
  • Eagle Nest [Colfax County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Nest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Nest
    • Eagle Nest [Colfax County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Angel Fire
    • Estimated population for 2018: 253 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Nest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Nest
  • Taos Ski Valley [Taos County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taos Ski Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos Ski Valley
    • Taos Ski Valley [Taos County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Angel Fire
    • Estimated population for 2018: 69 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos Ski Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taos Ski Valley
  • Valle Escondido [Taos County]
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    • Lakeview Pines [Colfax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Pines
      • Lakeview Pines [Colfax County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Angel Fire
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Pines
    • Shady Brook [Taos County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Brook
      • Shady Brook [Taos County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Angel Fire
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Brook
    • Idlewild [Colfax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idlewild
      • Idlewild [Colfax County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Angel Fire
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idlewild
    • Virginia City [Colfax County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia City
      • Virginia City [Colfax County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Angel Fire
    • Taos Pueblo [Taos County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taos Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos Pueblo
      • Taos Pueblo [Taos County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Angel Fire
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos Pueblo
    • Ute Park [Colfax County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Angel Fire. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Angel Fire.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Angel Fire.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Angel Fire. See our Newspapers Page for Angel Fire.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Angel Fire.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Colfax County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Angel Fire: www.afgov.com/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Colfax, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Angel Fire.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angel Fire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Angel Fire) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3822, Longitude: -105.2714       In this case, the coordinates for Angel Fire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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