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Canova, New Mexico
Canova, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Canova, New Mexico
Canova, New Mexico
Location in New Mexico
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
 • Total 0.864 sq mi (2.24 km2)
 • Land 0.845 sq mi (2.19 km2)
 • Water 0.019 sq mi (0.05 km2)
5,774 ft (1,760 m)
 • Total 118
 • Density 136.6/sq mi (52.73/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 904725

Canova is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 118 as of the 2010 census. The community is located on the west bank of the Rio Grande. It is named after the extensive irrigation in the area, as it means "sluice" in Spanish.


Canova is located at 36°09′33″N 105°59′06″W / 36.1591896°N 105.9850213°W / 36.1591896; -105.9850213. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 0.864 square miles (2.24 km2); 0.845 square miles (2.19 km2) of its area is land, and 0.019 square miles (0.049 km2) is water.


It is in Española Public Schools. The comprehensive public high school is Española Valley High School.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Canova (Nuevo México) para niños

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