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Kirtland, New Mexico

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The location of Kirtland

Welcome to Kirtland ...

Kirtland is located in northwest New Mexico.

Kirtland is located in San Juan County.

The location of Kirtland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Kirtland has a population of 628 people<2> (see below for details).

Kirtland is 5,180 feet [1,579 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Kirtland is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Kirtland and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Kirtland is within the boundaries of the (505) area code.

Population Details ...

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

Communities near Kirtland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kirtland and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Marvel (CO)   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Aztec   [Map]   6,566   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Blanco   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bloomfield   [Map]   7,956   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Farmington   [Map]   45,450   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Flora Vista   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Kirtland.

Communities Also Named Kirtland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Kirtland - they are located in Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kirtland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kirtland. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kirtland.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kirtland:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kirtland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About San Juan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for San Juan County:

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kirtland.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kirtland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Kirtland) 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 Kirtland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kirtland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirtland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7342, Longitude: -108.3598     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kirtland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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