Jacona, New Mexico

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Jacona, New Mexico
Jacona is located in New Mexico
Coordinates: 35°53′26″N 106°02′32″W / 35.89056°N 106.04222°W / 35.89056; -106.04222Coordinates: 35°53′26″N 106°02′32″W / 35.89056°N 106.04222°W / 35.89056; -106.04222
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountySanta Fe
 • Total0.847 sq mi (2.19 km2)
 • Land0.847 sq mi (2.19 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
5,768 ft (1,758 m)
 • Total412
 • Density490/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s)505
GNIS feature ID928741[2]

Jacona is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 412 as of the 2010 census.[1]

The name is a Spanish approximation of Sakona, the Tewa name of the pueblo which was abandoned in 1696.[3]


Jacona is located at 35°53′26″N 106°02′32″W / 35.8905811°N 106.0422454°W / 35.8905811; -106.0422454.[2] According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 0.847 square miles (2.19 km2), all land.[1]


It is zoned to Pojoaque Valley Schools.[4] Pojoaque Valley High School is the zoned comprehensive high school.


  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 31, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Jacona". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ Pearce, T.M.,editor, New Mexico Place Names, A Geographical Dictionary, University of New Mexico Press 1965. ISBN 0-8263-0082-0
  4. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Santa Fe County, NM" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2021-07-30.