Shiprock, New Mexico Overview
Shiprock, New Mexico includes 10 nearby coal leases. Shiprock (Navajo: Naatʼáanii Nééz) is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County New Mexico United States on the Navajo reservation. The population was 8156 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Farmington Metropolitan Statistical Area.Shiprock is named after the nearby Shiprock rock formation. It is home to the annual Northern Navajo Fair held every October. Since 1984 the community has been the host of the Shiprock Marathon and Relay.
- Shiprock, New Mexico has a population of 8,295 (based on numbers from 2010).
- Located in San Juan County, New Mexico.
- Shiprock, New Mexico sits 1,492 meters (4,895.0 feet) above sea level feet above sea level.
in Shiprock, New Mexico
- 10 Total
- 7 Authorized
- 3 Closed
Coal Lease News From The Coal Fields™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and coal leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.