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Pinos Altos, New Mexico
|• Total||0.756 sq mi (1.96 km2)|
|• Land||0.756 sq mi (1.96 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||7,011 ft (2,137 m)|
|• Density||261.9/sq mi (101.1/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||920663|
Pinos Altos is a census-designated place in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. The community was a mining town, formed in 1860 following the discovery of gold in the nearby Pinos Altos Mountains. The town site is located about five to ten miles north of the present day Silver City. Although once abandoned, the town is now a place for summer homes and caters to tourists. Its population was 198 as of the 2010 census.
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