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Chili, New Mexico
Chili, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Chili, New Mexico
Chili, New Mexico
Location in New Mexico
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
 • Total 3.317 sq mi (8.59 km2)
 • Land 3.283 sq mi (8.50 km2)
 • Water 0.034 sq mi (0.09 km2)
5,745 ft (1,751 m)
 • Total 654
 • Density 197.17/sq mi (76.13/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 905096

Chili is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 654 as of the 2010 census. U.S. Route 84 passes through the community. The name comes from a station of the D&RG railroad that was known locally as the "Chili Line."


Chili is located at 36°06′18″N 106°08′59″W / 36.1050216°N 106.1497467°W / 36.1050216; -106.1497467. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 3.317 square miles (8.59 km2); 3.283 square miles (8.50 km2) of its area is land, and 0.034 square miles (0.088 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: Chili (Nuevo México) para niños

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