Grants New Mexico is a diverse community of 10,000 people descending from many cultures and backgrounds. Our climate is mild year round, typical of the high desert. We are located 1 hour west of Albuquerque on I-40. Our area offers low property taxes, inexpensive housing, the convenience of a nearby large city, and an abundance of open space.
Cibola County was created in 1981 out of the huge western most part of what was then Valencia County. The county seat is Grants. Cibola County Land area is approximately 4,542 square miles. Cibola County borders McKinley County to the north, Bernalillo County to the east, Catron County to the south, and Apache County, Arizona to the west.
Cibola County in the Land of Enchantment has much to offer. Great food served in a genuine atmosphere of beauty and enchantment. Catch the real spirit here in Grants New Mexico. We still revere tradition here as well as innovations, and continue to celebrate the early blend of Native American and Spanish cultures that created our singular cuisine, different from anywhere else in the American Southwest or Mexico. Our official state question is after all, “RED or GREEN?”