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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Welcome to Santa Fe ...
The city of Santa Fe is located in north central New Mexico.
When the people of Santa Fe refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Santa Fean<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Santa Fe has a population of 83,776 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Santa Fe was established in 1610.
Santa Fe is 6,910 feet [2,106 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Santa Fe is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Santa Fe lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Santa Fe is located in the (505) area code.
The ZIP codes for Santa Fe: 87501-87509, 87540, 87592, 87594<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Santa Fe had a population of 67,947 people (which is 47.13% of the total population of Santa Fe County). This makes Santa Fe the county's most populous community.
The population of Santa Fe represents 3.3% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 67,947 people, the population of Santa Fe increased 9.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 62,203 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Santa Fe had an population of 83,776 people. This is an increase of 23.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.68% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Santa Fe.
Communities near Santa Fe ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Santa Fe.
Communities Also Named Santa Fe ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Santa Fe - they are located in Colorado (2), Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Santa Fe.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Santa Fe:
Websites for Santa Fe ...
Official Website: www.santafenm.gov/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Santa Fe ...
Looking for more information about Santa Fe? 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 Santa Fe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Santa Fe.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Santa Fe: www.santafenm.gov/
The official website for Santa Fe County: www.co.santa-fe.nm.us/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019