Acoma Pueblo (New Mexico)

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Acoma Pueblo is located in Valencia County, New Mexico

Established: Spanish land grant: September 30, 1856. U.S. grant: December 22, 1858

Agency: Southern Pueblos Agency

Tribe: Keresan

Population: 1969: Tribal enrollment: 2,512 [1]

Tribal Headquarters

Pueblo of Acoma
P.O. Box 309
Acoma, NM 87034
Phone: 1.505.552.6604
Fax: 1.505.552.7204


1150: Acoma Pueblo is established; one of the oldest continuously occupied settlements in the United States

1540: Francisco de Cornonado's expedition

1598: Govenor Juan de Onate nephew Juan de Zaldivar caused a conflict

1629-1640: Catholic Missionaries build a church

1680: Pueblo Revolt against the Catholic church

1699: Spanish rule the area


Census Records: The 1900 federal census included population schedules for the Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico. The Indians residing in this Pueblo in 1900 are listed on Indian Population Schedules as District 176, Acoma Indian Reservation, in Valencia County, New Mexico.

Land Records: Tribal Land: 245,346 acres. Allotted land: 320 acres.

Important Websites


  1. Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2