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Bernalillo, New Mexico
(Sandoval County)

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Welcome to Bernalillo ...

The town of Bernalillo is located in Sandoval County<1> and is the County Seat for Sandoval County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bernalillo has a population of 10,499 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bernalillo.

Bernalillo is 5,050 feet [1,539 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Bernalillo is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Websites for Bernalillo ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bernalillochamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Bernalillo, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bernalillo had an population of 10,499 people. This is an increase of 26.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bernalillo had a population of 8,320 people (which is 6.32% of the total population of Sandoval County). This makes Bernalillo the county's most populous community.

The population of Bernalillo represents 0.4% of the total population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,320 people, the population of Bernalillo increased 25.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,611 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bernalillo.

Communities Also Named Bernalillo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Bernalillo: This one is located in Sandoval County and the other is located in Bernalillo County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bernalillo.

Communities near Bernalillo ...

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

  • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albuquerque
    • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Bernalillo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 562,540 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albuquerque
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albuquerque<6>
  • Rio Rancho [Bernalillo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Rancho
    • Rio Rancho [Bernalillo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Bernalillo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Rancho
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Rancho<6>
  • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
    • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bernalillo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
  • Tijeras [Bernalillo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tijeras
    • Tijeras [Bernalillo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Bernalillo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tijeras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tijeras
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tijeras<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pueblo of Sandia Village [Sandoval County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pueblo of Sandia Village
      • Pueblo of Sandia Village [Sandoval County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Bernalillo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pueblo of Sandia Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pueblo of Sandia Village
    • Corrales [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corrales
      • Corrales [Bernalillo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Bernalillo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,701 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corrales
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corrales<6>
    • Algodones [Sandoval County]
    • Placitas [Sandoval County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Placitas
      • Placitas [Sandoval County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Bernalillo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Placitas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placitas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placitas<6>
    • Santa Ana Pueblo [Sandoval County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Ana Pueblo
      • Santa Ana Pueblo [Sandoval County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Bernalillo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Ana Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Ana Pueblo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Ana Pueblo<6>
    • Alameda [Bernalillo 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 Bernalillo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bernalillo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bernalillo. 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 Bernalillo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bernalillo. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bernalillo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bernalillo ...

Looking for more information about Bernalillo? 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 Bernalillo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bernalillo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sandoval County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bernalillo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sandoval County: www.sandovalcounty.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 Sandoval, 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 Bernalillo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bernalillo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bernalillo) 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 Bernalillo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BernalilloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bernalillo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3125, Longitude: -106.5534       In this case, the coordinates for Bernalillo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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