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Welcome to Grants ...

The city of Grants is located in northwest New Mexico.

Grants is located in Cibola County<1> and is the County Seat for Cibola County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grants has a population of 8,953 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The city of Grants was previously named Grants Station. Going back to its beginning, The community of Grants was originally named Grants Camp. For more information about the names of Grants, see The Names of Grants on our Genealogy Page.

Grants is 6,440 feet [1,963 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Grants is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Grants is located in the (505) area code.

The ZIP code for Grants: 87020<4>

Websites for Grants ...

Official Website: www.cityofgrants.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grants had an population of 8,953 people. This is a decrease of 2.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grants had a population of 9,182 people (or 33.74% of the total population of Cibola County). This makes Grants the county's most populous community.

The population of Grants represents 0.45% of the total population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,182 people, the population of Grants increased 4.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,806 people).

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

Communities Also Named Grants ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Grants - they are located in Arkansas, Connecticut, Maine, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2) and Rhode Island.

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

Communities near Grants ...

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

  • Acomita Lake [Cibola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acomita Lake
    • Acomita Lake [Cibola County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Grants
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Acomita Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acomita Lake
  • San Fidel [Cibola County]
  • West Village [Cibola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Village
    • West Village [Cibola County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Grants
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Village
  • North Acomita Village [Cibola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Acomita Village
    • North Acomita Village [Cibola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Grants
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Acomita Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Acomita Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Prewitt [McKinley County]
    • Cubero [Cibola County]
    • Seama [Cibola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seama
      • Seama [Cibola County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Grants
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seama have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seama
    • Encinal [Cibola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Encinal
      • Encinal [Cibola County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Grants
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Encinal
    • Harrisburg [Cibola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
      • Harrisburg [Cibola County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Grants
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Casa Blanca [Cibola 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 Grants. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grants.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grants ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in New Mexico

About Cibola County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Grants: www.cityofgrants.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 Cibola, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grants.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grants - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Grants). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grants or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grants) 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 Grants. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrantsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grants. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1535, Longitude: -107.8508    
<6>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.
<7>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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