All photography provided by Jared Chambers

In 1973, the Village of Tijeras ("scissors" in Spanish) was established. The Village of Tijeras lies just east of Albuquerque and sits in Tijeras Canyon, which divides the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges.

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Our Mission

The departments are here to serve its residents in a professional and exemplary manner. We provide excellent service to maintain the quality our residents deserve.

 What We've Achieved in tijeras

  • Creating and developing our Motor Vehicle department.

  • Creating and developing the Senior Center.

  • Brought in a water system.


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  • Creating and developing the Vietnam Veterans of Tijeras memorial park.

  • Providing sidewalks in the Village

  • There will be more to come...