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For more information about the City of Grants, the Village of Milan and Cibola County, contact:

Eileen Yarborough
Executive Director
Cibola Communities Economic Development Foundation
701 E. Roosevelt Avenue
PO Box 277
Grants, NM 87020

817-564-3884 direct
505-287-2125 fax

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Cibola County, NM Transportation

Cibola County is in northwest New Mexico in the Colorado Plateau. It is bisected by the Continental Divide where the Rio San Jose and the Rio Puerco run east to Albuquerque; only 1 hour 14 minutes and 77 miles from Grants/Milan. Gallup is 1 hour and 66 miles to the west of Grants/Milan; and 79 miles to the Arizona state line. Farmington is 137 miles to the north and the gateway to the Four Corners area.

Mileage Chart to Major Cities/Markets  
Denver 325 miles
El Paso 378 miles
Phoenix 422 miles
Los Angeles 688 miles
Dallas 720 miles


Interstate 40 passes through the northeast corner of Cibola County east and west from Albuquerque to Arizona.
Hwy 53 allows visitors from Arizona to pass through the Pueblo of Zuni and Zuni Mountains.
Other arteries connect the Pueblo of Acoma and Laguna Pueblo to Interstate 40 with Historic Route 66 that runs parallel to Interstate 40.

Commercial airline carriers at Albuquerque International Sunport
Grants/Milan Airport offers a helicopter pad as well as a runway for
larger private planes.

Rail Service
Burlington Northern Santa Fe – freight
Amtrak – passenger service out of Gallup and Albuquerque

Cibola County, NM Utilities

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative

City of Grants Municipal Water System

Wastewater Treatment
City of Grants Wastewater System

Solid Waste Disposal
Northwest Solid Waste Authority

Natural Gas
New Mexico Gas Company

Fiber optic infrastructure is available through Century
Link supported Competitive Local Exchange Carrier.