Shiprock, San Juan County, New Mexico

Shiprock: Census-designated place in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States


Shiprock is a CDP located in the county of San Juan in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

Quick Facts about Shiprock

Population : 8,295
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : San Juan County
Different from : Shiprock
Area : 35.65 km2
Altitude : 4,892 feet / 1491 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 22:30:53 (3rd February 2023)
Postal code : 87420
Shiprock locator map
Location of Shiprock on New Mexico map.
Shiprock McDonalds  February 2019 image
Shiprock McDonalds February 2019
Shiprock McDonalds  February 2019 image


Shiprock is located at 36°47'8"N 108°41'13"W (36.7855500, -108.6870300).

Shiprock map

Shiprock zip code is 87420. County name: San Juan, County fips: 35045

Naataaniineez, Needle, Needles, Sebatai, Ship Rock, Shiprock, Tooh, Tsebidai

People born in Shiprock (7)

People born in Shiprock, including Marine and one of the original Navajo Code Talkers during WWII Lloyd Oliver, poet Luci Tapahonso, politician Thomas Atcitty, .


  • Ray Begaye (American politician) he was born in 15/02/1954
  • Russell Begaye (American politician, former President of the Navajo Nation)
  • Davis Begaye (victim of the COVID-19 pandemic: Worked at the Home Depot.) he was born in 17/12/1971
  • Frank Dayish

Schools in Shiprock

College & universities near Shiprock, NM

Code Name City ZIP
188100 San Juan College Farmington (NM) 87402-4699

Post offices near Shiprock

Post Office Name City ZIP
Shiprock Post Office Shiprock (NM) 87420

Other cities in San Juan County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in San Juan County , NM.

City Name Population Title
Farmington 44,156 Town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Bloomfield 7,643 City in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States
Aztec 6,332 City in New Mexico, USA
Flora Vista 2,191 Town
Upper Fruitland 1,662 Census-designated place in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States
Kirtland 598 City in Ohio

Distance to Other Cities

Shiprock distances to largest New Mexico cities