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Los Lunas, New Mexico
Welcome to Los Lunas ...
The village of Los Lunas is located in central New Mexico.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Los Lunas has a population of 16,112 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Los Lunas.
The community of Los Lunas is 4,950 feet [1,509 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Los Lunas is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Los Lunas lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Los Lunas: (505)
The ZIP code for Los Lunas: 87031<4>
Websites for Los Lunas ...
Official Website: www.ci.los-lunas.nm.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Los Lunas had an population of 16,112 people. This is an increase of 8.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Los Lunas had a population of 14,835 people (which is 19.37% of the total population of Valencia County). This makes Los Lunas the county's most populous community.
The population of Los Lunas represents 0.72% of the total population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,835 people, the population of Los Lunas increased 47.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,034 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Los Lunas.
Communities near Los Lunas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Los Lunas.
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 Los Lunas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Los Lunas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Los Lunas. 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 Los Lunas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Los Lunas. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Los Lunas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Los Lunas ...
Looking for more information about Los Lunas? 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 Los Lunas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Los Lunas.
Adding Los Lunas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Los Lunas 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 Los Lunas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Los Lunas on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Los Lunas: www.ci.los-lunas.nm.us/
The official website for Valencia County: www.co.valencia.nm.us/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022