Taos Taos County, New Mexico

Taos: Town in Taos County, New Mexico, United States of America


Taos is a town located in the county of Taos in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,716 and a population density of 387 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,872 inhabitants.

Taos Quick Facts

Population : 5,872 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Taos County
Postal code : 87571
Phone Area Codes : 575
Area : 14.75 km2
Official name : Taos
Altitude : 6,969 feet / 2124 meters
Capital city : Taos is capital of Taos County
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 08:36:06 (7th December 2021)
Density : 398 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.66% (2010-2020)
Taos locator map
Location of Taos on New Mexico map.
Taos plaza la fonda image
Taos plaza la fonda
Taos plaza la fonda image


Taos is located at 36°24'26"N 105°34'23"W (36.4072500, -105.5730700). It has 2 neighbors: Ranchos de Taos and Taos Pueblo.

Taos map

Taos has 2 neighbours.


The population of Taos increased by 2.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,716 - census
2011 6,029 5.19% estimation process
2012 5,998 -0.52% estimation process
2013 6,026 0.46% estimation process
2014 6,053 0.45% estimation process
2015 6,020 -0.55% estimation process
2016 6,031 0.18% estimation process
2017 5,988 -0.72% estimation process
2018 5,950 -0.64% estimation process
2019 5,929 -0.35% estimation process
2020 5,872 -0.97% estimation process

Taos zip code is 87571. County name: Taos, County fips: 35055

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Local Places in Taos

1 Taos Town Hall
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Address: 400 Cam De La Placita, Taos, NM 87571 ➦ Show Map

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Taos Town Hall
2 Taos Municipal Clerk

Address: 400 Cam De La Placita, Taos, NM 87571 ➦ Show Map

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3 Town of Taos

Address: 400 Cam De La Placita, Taos, NM 87571 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Taos (13)

People born in Taos, including Ute chief Chief Ouray, politician Antonio Joseph, music therapist David Hykes, you can see a list of people who born in Taos.

  • Benigno C. Hernández (American politician (1862-1954)) he was born in 14/02/1862
  • Roxanne Swentzell (Santa Clara Pueblo ceramic and bronze sculptor) she was born in 01/01/1962
  • Joe P. Martinez (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 27/07/1920
  • Rebecca Vigil-Giron (American politician) she was born in 04/09/1954
  • Ruthanna Hopper (American writer) she was born in 05/12/1972
  • Phillip Archuleta (American politician) he was born in 12/05/1949
  • Roberto Gonzales (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1951
  • Lyla June Johnston (New Mexico artist, politician, and public speaker)
  • John Cheetham (American composer) he was born in 01/01/1939
  • Lorenzo A. Luján (Taos artist) he was born in 01/01/1922

Schools in Taos

College & universities near Taos, NM

Code Name City ZIP
188225 University of New Mexico-Taos Campus Ranchos de Taos (NM) 87557

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Taos, NM

Code Name Address Type
SAF Santa Fe (Lamy Shuttle), New Mexico No specific stop location BUS
LSV Las Vegas station Railroad & Lincoln Streets RAIL
LMY Lamy station Santa Fe County Road 33 RAIL
RAT Raton 201 South First Street RAIL

Post offices near Taos

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ta Post Office Taos (NM) 87571

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Taos , Missouri City in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States with a population of 1,157 people.
  • Taos , Missouri city in Cole County, Missouri, United States with a population of 1,134 people.

Other cities in Taos County

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

City Name Population Title
Ranchos de Taos 2,518 City in Taos County, New Mexico, United States of America
Questa 1,741 Village
Taos Pueblo 1,135 Census-designated place in New Mexico
Red River 459 Town of the United States
Taos Ski Valley 76 Village in New Mexico, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Taos distances to largest New Mexico cities