Placitas, Doña Ana County, New Mexico

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Placitas, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Placitas is located in New Mexico
Coordinates: 32°39′54″N 107°10′07″W / 32.66500°N 107.16861°W / 32.66500; -107.16861Coordinates: 32°39′54″N 107°10′07″W / 32.66500°N 107.16861°W / 32.66500; -107.16861
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountyDoña Ana
 • Total0.143 sq mi (0.37 km2)
 • Land0.143 sq mi (0.37 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
4,068 ft (1,240 m)
 • Total576
 • Density4,000/sq mi (1,600/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s)575
GNIS feature ID920664[2]

Placitas is a census-designated place in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 576 as of the 2010 census.[1] The community is along the western border of Hatch, New Mexico.


Placitas is at 32°39′56″N 107°10′11″W / 32.665643°N 107.169667°W / 32.665643; -107.169667. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 0.143 square miles (0.37 km2), all of it land.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Placitas". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.