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Bluewater Acres, New Mexico
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Coordinates: 35°16′27″N 108°7′31″W / 35.27417°N 108.12528°W / 35.27417; -108.12528Coordinates: 35°16′27″N 108°7′31″W / 35.27417°N 108.12528°W / 35.27417; -108.12528
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Cibola
 • Total 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 • Land 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
7,475 ft (2,278 m)
 • Total 206
 • Density 66/sq mi (25.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 505
FIPS code 35-08185
GNIS feature ID 2584058

Bluewater Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 206 at the 2010 census.


Bluewater Acres is located in northwestern Cibola County at 35°16′27″N 108°7′31″W / 35.27417°N 108.12528°W / 35.27417; -108.12528, near the southern tip of Bluewater Lake, a reservoir on Bluewater Creek north of Salitre Mesa. New Mexico State Road 612 (Bluewater Road) leads north from the community 12 miles (19 km) to Thoreau and Interstate 40. A Forest Service road leads south from Bluewater Acres through Cibola National Forest 25 miles (40 km) to NM 53 near the Continental Divide.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Bluewater Acres CDP has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), all land.

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