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Cedar Hill, New Mexico
Cedar Hill, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Cedar Hill, New Mexico
Cedar Hill, New Mexico
Location in New Mexico
Country United States
State New Mexico
County San Juan
 • Total 5.561 sq mi (14.40 km2)
 • Land 5.352 sq mi (13.86 km2)
 • Water 0.209 sq mi (0.54 km2)
5,863 ft (1,787 m)
 • Total 847
 • Density 152.31/sq mi (58.81/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 902202

Cedar Hill is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 847 as of the 2010 census. The community is located on U.S. Route 550, near the Colorado border. Cedar Hill was originally known as Cox's Crossing. The name was chosen during a Literacy Society meeting by picking names out of a hat. A post office operated from 1892 to 1966.


Cedar Hill is located at 36°56′13″N 107°53′25″W / 36.9369472°N 107.8903431°W / 36.9369472; -107.8903431. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 5.561 square miles (14.40 km2); 5.352 square miles (13.86 km2) of its area is land, and 0.209 square miles (0.54 km2) is water.

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