kids encyclopedia robot

Gallina, New Mexico facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Gallina, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Area
 • Total 4.509 sq mi (11.68 km2)
 • Land 4.505 sq mi (11.67 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
7,585 ft (2,312 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 286
 • Density 63.43/sq mi (24.49/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
87017
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 923601

Gallina is a census-designated place in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 286 as of the 2010 census. Gallina has a post office with ZIP code 87017. New Mexico State Road 96 passes through the community.

Gallina is derived from the Spanish word gallina, meaning "hen", and used figuratively to denote a coward.

kids search engine
Gallina, New Mexico Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.