Rio Rancho, New Mexico

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
City
Aerial view of suburban Rio Rancho
Aerial view of suburban Rio Rancho
Nickname(s): 
"The City of Vision"
Location within Sandoval County
Location within Sandoval County
Rio Rancho is located in New Mexico
Rio Rancho
Rio Rancho
Location within New Mexico
Rio Rancho is located in the United States
Rio Rancho
Rio Rancho
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 35°17′10″N 106°40′14″W / 35.28611°N 106.67056°W / 35.28611; -106.67056Coordinates: 35°17′10″N 106°40′14″W / 35.28611°N 106.67056°W / 35.28611; -106.67056
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountiesSandoval, Bernalillo
Founded1961
Incorporated1981
Government
 • MayorGregg Hull (R)
Area
 • City103.69 sq mi (268.56 km2)
 • Land103.42 sq mi (267.86 km2)
 • Water0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
Elevation
5,282 ft (1,610 m)
Population
 • City87,521
 • Estimate 
(2019)
99,178
 • Density958.97/sq mi (370.26/km2)
 • Metro
907,755 (MSA)
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (Mountain)
ZIP Codes
87124, 87144, 87174[3]
Area code(s)505
FIPS code35-63460
GNIS feature ID1699884
Primary AirportAlbuquerque International Sunport
ABQ (Major/International)
Secondary AirportDouble Eagle II Airport
KAEG (Public)
Websitewww.ci.rio-rancho.nm.us

Rio Rancho is the largest city in Sandoval County and third largest city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. A suburb of Albuquerque, it is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Rio Rancho city, New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
  3. http://www.cov.gswdcivitan.com/index.html

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