About Santa Fe, NM

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Santa Fe is the capital and fourth-largest city in the state of New Mexico with a population of 67,947. Santa Fe is the oldest state capital city in the United States, founded in 1610, and is the oldest city in New Mexico.


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Santa Fe History

The area that is now Santa Fe was once inhabited by Pueblo villages. It was a popular area because of the Santa Fe River’s water and transportation. In 1598, Don Juan de Onate was the first European to begin a colonization effort in what was to become Santa Fe. In 1824, Santa Fe formally became the capital city of the Mexican territory of Santa Fe de Nuevo Mexico – what would eventually become the state of New Mexico. Learn more about Santa Fe history:


Santa Fe Weather

Santa Fe receives less-than-average amounts of rain per year because of its desert location. The city experiences hot summers and chilly winters. Learn more about Santa Fe Weather:


Santa Fe Transportation

Public bus service is offered by Santa Fe Trails and provides routes within the city and also provides regional connections. The New Mexico Rail Runner Express provides commuter rail service. Santa Fe Municipal Airport offers regional flights with two airlines. Learn more about Santa Fe transportation:


Cost of Living in Santa Fe

The cost of living in Santa Fe is slightly above the U.S. national average. See how far your budget will stretch in Santa Fe:


Santa Fe Schools

Santa Fe Public Schools operates the city’s K-12 schools. Santa Fe also has several preparatory schools, charter schools, and three colleges. Learn more about Santa Fe schools:


Santa Fe Hospitals

Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center is a general medical hospital in Santa Fe. This facility has been recognized for its high performance in heart failure treatments and procedures. If you’re planning a move to Santa Fe, it’s a good idea to know the medical resources available to you:


Santa Fe Real Estate

The average listing price of a home in Santa Fe is $632,306. However, home prices vary by neighborhood. Find the perfect home for you using the following resources:


Santa Fe Hotels

Santa Fe has many unique accommodations for visitors. A few favorite include Inn of the Five Graces, La Fonda on the Plaza, and Hotel Santa Fe. Use the following resources to find the perfect place to stay in Santa Fe:


Santa Fe Restaurants

With over 400 restaurants, Santa Fe has no shortage of dining options. A few local favorites include Bang Bite Filling Station, Clafoutis French Bakery & Restaurant, and Jambo Café. Explore all Santa Fe dining options:


Things to Do in Santa Fe

Of Santa Fe’s numerous attractions, some local favorites include the Georgia O’Keefe Museum, the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Canyon Road, and the Santa Fe Opera House. Explore more things to do in Santa Fe using these resources: