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Grants, New Mexico
Welcome to Grants ...
The city of Grants is located in northwest New Mexico.
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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Grants: www.cityofgrants.com/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022