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Kirtland, New Mexico

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Welcome to Kirtland ...

Kirtland is located in northwest New Mexico.

Kirtland is located in San Juan County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Kirtland has a population of 564 people<1> (see below for details).

Kirtland is 5,180 feet [1,579 m] above sea level.<2> 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 located in the (505) area code.

Population Details ...

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

Communities near Kirtland ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Kirtland and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Marvel (CO)   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Aztec   [Map]   5,960   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Blanco   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bloomfield   [Map]   7,090   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Farmington   [Map]   41,629   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kirtland. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kirtland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Kirtland.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Kirtland. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Kirtland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kirtland) 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 Kirtland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kirtland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirtland. The point that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Kirtland.