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Belén, New Mexico
The Hub City, B-Town
|• Mayor||Robert Noblin|
|• Total||19.08 sq mi (49.41 km2)|
|• Land||19.05 sq mi (49.35 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|Elevation||4,810 ft (1,466 m)|
|• Density||386.27/sq mi (149.14/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||923557|
Belén is Spanish for Bethlehem. It gained the nickname "Hub City" after the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway completed a line through it in 1907. The city is geographically near the center of New Mexico and it is a significant transportation hub that includes access to rail, the interstate highway, and air at Valencia County's only public airport.
Belén is at the southern end of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is located 35 miles south of Albuquerque.
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