Questa, New Mexico

The Village of Questa in Colfax County


Questa is a community with a population of 1,754 in 2016. It sits at an elevation of 7392 feet above sea level, with a land area of 5.11 square miles and a low population density of 373 people per square mile. The nearest large city with a population of 50,000+ is Santa Fe, NM, located 83 miles SW. The next closest large city is Albuquerque, NM 145.1 miles SW with a population of 559,277 in 2016. The nearby surrounding cities are Arroyo Hondo, NM (8.8 miles S), Taos Ski Valley, NM (12.6 miles) , Red River, NM (12.9 miles E), Taos Pueblo, NM (18.0 miles S), Tres Piedras, NM (20.7 miles SW), Taos, NM (21.6 miles S), Ranchos de Taos, NM (24.0 miles S), Angel Fire, NM (25.2 miles SE).

Questa lies north of Taos, in the “Heart of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.” It offers adventures year round for outdoor enthusiasts: fishing, hunting, picnicking, cycling, camping, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling.