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Capulin, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Capulin, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Capulin, New Mexico
Capulin, New Mexico
Location in New Mexico
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Union
 • Total 1.480 sq mi (3.83 km2)
 • Land 1.480 sq mi (3.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
6,844 ft (2,086 m)
 • Total 66
 • Density 44.6/sq mi (17.22/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 902195

Capulin is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Union County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 66 as of the 2010 census. Capulin had a post office until August 13, 2011; it still has its own ZIP code, 88414. U.S. routes 64 and 87 pass through the community. Capulin Volcano National Monument is located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of Capulin. The town was named after the mountain by Hispanic settlers after the Civil War. It was known as Dedman from 1909 to 1922, after railroad superintendent E.J. Dedman.

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