Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

The Village of Arroyo Seco in Taos County


Arroyo Seco is a community with a population of 1447 in 2016. It sits at an elevation of 6960 feet above sea level, with a land area of 135.4 square miles and a low population density of 29 people per square mile. The nearest large city with a population of 50,000+ is Santa Fe, NM, located 67.9 miles SW. The next closest large city is Albuquerque, NM 123.1 miles SW with a population of 559,277 in 2016. The nearby surrounding cities are Questa, NM (10 miles N),Taos Pueblo, NM (12.5 miles NE) Taos Ski Valley, NM (6.6 miles) , Taos, NM (10.9 miles N), Ranchos de Taos, NM (15.2 miles N), Red River, NM (18.9 miles SE), Tres Piedras, NM (21.6 miles W), Eagle Nest, NM (22.2 miles E).

Arroyo Seco is a small New Mexican village located immediately below Taos Mountain and 7 miles from the town of Taos, NM. Seco, as Arroyo Seco is locally refered to, has many small specialty shops, restaurants and services. Many of these shops exhibit work by local artists and crafts people.