Coyote, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Coyote, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Coyote, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Coyote, New Mexico
Coyote, New Mexico
Coordinates: 36°10′03″N 106°36′59″W / 36.16750°N 106.61639°W / 36.16750; -106.61639Coordinates: 36°10′03″N 106°36′59″W / 36.16750°N 106.61639°W / 36.16750; -106.61639
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountyRio Arriba
 • Total4.157 sq mi (10.77 km2)
 • Land4.154 sq mi (10.76 km2)
 • Water0.003 sq mi (0.008 km2)
6,732 ft (2,052 m)
 • Total128
 • Density31/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code575
FIPS code35-18660
GNIS feature ID928718[3]

Coyote is a village in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 128 as of the 2010 census. Coyote has a post office with ZIP code 87012,[4][5] a store, a gas station and a school. New Mexico State Road 96 passes through the community. Coyote was settled in 1862.[6] The village is part of a larger census-designated place which is named after it.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Coyote". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  4. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved August 17, 2013.
  6. ^ Julyan, Robert (1996). The Place Names of New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press. p. 100. ISBN 0826316891.