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Welcome to Sandia Heights ...

Sandia Heights is located in Bernalillo County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Sandia Heights: Sandia Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Sandia Heights is 6,130 feet [1,868 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Sandia Heights is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Sandia Heights is within the boundaries of the (505) area code.

Communities near Sandia Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sandia Heights.

  • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
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    • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Sandia Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 562,540 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albuquerque
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albuquerque<4>
  • Rio Rancho [Bernalillo County]
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    • Rio Rancho [Bernalillo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Sandia Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Rancho
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Rancho<4>
  • Bernalillo [Sandoval County]
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    • Bernalillo [Sandoval County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Sandia Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,865 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bernalillo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bernalillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bernalillo<4>
  • Corrales [Bernalillo County]
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    • Corrales [Bernalillo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Sandia Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,701 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corrales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corrales<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
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      • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Sandia Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,129 people
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    • Edgewood [Santa Fe County]
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      • Edgewood [Santa Fe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Sandia Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,092 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<4>
    • Tijeras [Bernalillo County]
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      • Tijeras [Bernalillo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Sandia Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tijeras have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tijeras
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tijeras<4>
    • Hoffmantown [Bernalillo County]
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      • Hoffmantown [Bernalillo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Sandia Heights
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    • Mesa Village [Bernalillo County]
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      • Mesa Village [Bernalillo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Sandia Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mesa Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa Village
    • Alameda [Bernalillo County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandia Heights ...

Looking for more information about Sandia Heights? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sandia Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sandia Heights.

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

The official website for Bernalillo County: www.bernco.gov/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Bernalillo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandia Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Sandia Heights) 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 Sandia Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sandia HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandia Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1777, Longitude: -106.4890    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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