Dixon is an unincorporated community located in Rio Arriba County in the U.S. state of New Mexico, on NM Highway 75, just east of NM Highway 68 in the north-central part of the state, at Latitude 36.20 & Longitude -105.89. The elevation of Dixon is 6028 feet (1837 meters) above sea level. It is on the banks of the Embudo River, a tributary of the Rio Grande, which it flows into two miles (3.2 km) downstream from Dixon. According to the 2010 Census the population is 926, with 70% of residents identifying as Hispanic. Many non-Hispanics have made their homes here since the mid-1960s.

 

The town is home to the largest population of organic farmers in the state, and is about 20 miles (30 km) southwest of Taos. Its zip code is 87527. This site should serve as a useful guide for residents seeking information about local services and activities. Visitors should also find the site an invaluable resource when planning a trip to northern New Mexico.