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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Taos
Elevation 7,428 ft (2,264 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 87580
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 912021

Valdez is an unincorporated community located in Taos County, New Mexico, United States. The community is located on New Mexico State Road 230 8.8 miles (14.2 km) north of Taos. Valdez had a post office until August 28, 2010; it still has its own ZIP code, 87580.

Taos County, New Mexico. View of Valdez. Note layout of houses in square around the church, a styl . . . - NARA - 521935
View of Valdez in 1941. Note layout of houses in plaza around the church, a style that is common to all of the oldest villages.

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