Bernalillo County, NM County Profile!

Bernalillo County is one of 33 counties in New Mexico. Bernalillo location: just north of Albuquerque in central New Mexico. County seat: Albuquerque The county is in the Albuquerque metro area. The estimated population in 2004 was 593,765. This was an increase of 6.66% from the 2000 census. One of the fastest-growing counties in New Mexico.  Bernalillo elevation is 5,050 feet above sea level. 

Communities

Communities in Bernalillo County include Alameda, Albuquerque, Armijo, Cedar Crest, Chilili, Escabosa, Five Points, Isleta, Los Padillas, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, among others.

Airport

Albuquerque International Sunport The distance from Bernalillo to Washington DC is 1,693 miles. The distance to the New Mexico state capital is 42 miles.

Local Hot Spots

Bernalillo County Attractions:

  • Albuquerque Biological Park
  • Cliff's Amusement Park
  • Rio Grande Botanic Garden
  • Rio Grande Zoo
  • Sandia Peak Ski Area
  • Coronado State Monument
  • Zia Pueblo and Mission
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