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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<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Santa Fe has a population of 85,009 people<3> (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.<4> 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 lies within the (505) area code.
The ZIP codes for Santa Fe: 87501-87509, 87540, 87592, 87594<5>
Websites for Santa Fe ...
Official Website: www.santafenm.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Santa Fe had an population of 85,009 people. This is an increase of 25.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.66% since the 2000 Census).
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 (which had a count of 62,203 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Santa Fe ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Santa Fe.
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 Santa Fe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Santa Fe.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Santa Fe. 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 Santa Fe.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Santa Fe. Our list includes 88 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Santa Fe.
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.
Adding Santa Fe to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Santa Fe in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Santa Fe on our Genealogy Page.
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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: 13 Aug 2022