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Taos Mtn from El Prado
Taos Mountain from El Prado

El Prado is an unincorporated suburb of Taos, in Taos County, New Mexico, United States. El Prado is located at latitude 36.449 and longitude 105.576. It is bounded on the east by the town of Taos, and to the north by Taos Pueblo lands. The elevation is 7,123 feet.

El Prado has a post office, assigned ZIP code 87529. The 87529 ZIP Code Tabulation Area had a population of 2,727 at the 2000 census. El Prado ZCTA had 1,622 housing units; a land area of 18.89 sq. miles; a water area of 0 sq. miles; and a population density of 144.40 people per square mile at the time of the 2000 census.

El Prado is the home of the nonprofit Metta Theatre and Metta Young Artists, who train, produce and perform there.


Notable person

  • R. C. Gorman, artist
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