Windmill, New Mexico

Windmill is a census-designated place in Hidalgo County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 43 as of the 2010 census.[1] The community is located along New Mexico State Road 9.

Windmill, New Mexico
Coordinates: 31°58′40″N 108°37′30″W
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
  Total1.446 sq mi (3.75 km2)
  Land1.446 sq mi (3.75 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
4,344 ft (1,324 m)
  Density30/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s)575
GNIS feature ID924890[2]

The community was founded in the 1970s. While it is located on a windy plain, as of 1991 it did not have a windmill despite its name.[3]


Windmill is located at 31.976871°N 108.631504°W / 31.976871; -108.631504. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 1.446 square miles (3.75 km2), all of it land.[1]


  1. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  2. "Windmill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. Julyan, Robert Hixson (January 1, 1996). The Place Names of New Mexico. UNM Press. p. 380. ISBN 9780826316899.

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