Gallina, New Mexico

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Gallina, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Gallina, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Gallina, New Mexico
Gallina, New Mexico
Coordinates: 36°13′42″N 106°49′08″W / 36.22833°N 106.81889°W / 36.22833; -106.81889Coordinates: 36°13′42″N 106°49′08″W / 36.22833°N 106.81889°W / 36.22833; -106.81889
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Area[1]
 • Total 4.509 sq mi (11.68 km2)
 • Land 4.505 sq mi (11.67 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 7,585 ft (2,312 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 286
 • Density 63/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 87017
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 923601[3]

Gallina is a census-designated place in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 286 as of the 2010 census. Gallina has a post office with ZIP code 87017.[4][5] New Mexico State Road 96 passes through the community.

Gallina is derived from the Spanish word gallina, meaning "hen", and used figuratively to denote a coward.[6]

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