Windmill, New Mexico

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Windmill, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Windmill is located in New Mexico
Windmill is located in the US
Coordinates: 31°58′40″N 108°37′30″W / 31.97778°N 108.62500°W / 31.97778; -108.62500Coordinates: 31°58′40″N 108°37′30″W / 31.97778°N 108.62500°W / 31.97778; -108.62500
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Hidalgo
 • Total 1.446 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Land 1.446 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 4,344 ft (1,324 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 43
 • Density 30/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 924890[2]

Windmill is a census-designated place in Hidalgo County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 43 as of the 2010 census.[1] The community is located along New Mexico State Road 9.

The community was founded in the 1970s. While it is located on a windy plain, as of 1991 it did not have a windmill despite its name.[3]


Windmill is located at 31°58′37″N 108°37′53″W / 31.976871°N 108.631504°W / 31.976871; -108.631504. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 1.446 square miles (3.75 km2), all of it land.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Windmill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ Julyan, Robert Hixson (January 1, 1996). The Place Names of New Mexico. UNM Press. p. 380. ISBN 9780826316899.