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Jemez Springs, New Mexico

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Welcome to Jemez Springs ...

The village of Jemez Springs is located in north central New Mexico.

Jemez Springs is located in Sandoval County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Jemez Springs: Jemez Spgs. (or less commonly used: Jemez Spngs. or Jemez Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jemez Springs has a population of 268 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Jemez Springs is 6,240 feet [1,902 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Jemez Springs is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Jemez Springs: (575)

The ZIP code for Jemez Springs: 87025<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jemez Springs had an population of 268 people. This is an increase of 7.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jemez Springs had a population of 250 people. This makes Jemez Springs the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Jemez Springs represents 0.01% of the total population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 250 people, the population of Jemez Springs decreased 33.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 375 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jemez Springs.

Communities near Jemez Springs ...

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

  • San Ysidro (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Ysidro
    • San Ysidro lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Jemez Springs and is located in Sandoval County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 204 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Ysidro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Ysidro<6>
  • Ponderosa (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Seven Springs (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Springs
    • Seven Springs lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Jemez Springs and is located in Sandoval County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Springs
  • Jemez Pueblo (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Zia Pueblo (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zia Pueblo
    • Zia Pueblo lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Jemez Springs and is located in Sandoval County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zia Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zia Pueblo
  • Copper City (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper City
    • Copper City was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Jemez Springs and is located in Sandoval County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cochiti Lake (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
  • Cochiti Pueblo (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cochiti Pueblo
    • Cochiti Pueblo lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Jemez Springs and is located in Sandoval County
    • Cochiti Pueblo has also been known as:
    • Cochiti
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cochiti Pueblo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cochiti Pueblo<6>
  • Cuba (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
    • Cuba lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Jemez Springs and is located in Sandoval County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 756 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuba<6>
  • Los Alamos (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)

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 Jemez Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jemez Springs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jemez Springs ...

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

Adding Jemez Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jemez Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jemez Springs was on a map titled Map of Arizona and New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Jemez Springs on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1951).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jemez Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Jemez Springs

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jemez Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jemez Springs - 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 village (such as Jemez Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jemez Springs 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jemez Springs) 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 Jemez Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jemez SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jemez Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7691, Longitude: -106.6922    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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