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Chi Chil Tah, New Mexico
Chi Chil Tah, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Chi Chil Tah, New Mexico
Chi Chil Tah, New Mexico
Location in New Mexico
Country United States
State New Mexico
County McKinley
6,762 ft (2,061 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 902802

Chi Chil Tah (also Cheechilgeetho, Gahyazhi, Jones Ranch, Tse Chil Tah) is an unincorporated community in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States.


The Bureau of Indian Affairs operates a K-8 school, Chi Chil'tah Community School. It was given internet access in 2001. That year it had 206 students.

Gallup-McKinley County Schools is the non-BIE school district. Zoned schools are: David Skeet Elementary School in Vanderwagen, Gallup Middle School, and Hiroshi Miyamura High School in Gallup.

Notable person

  • Chester Nez, last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers.
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