Hundreds of years of rich cultural interaction among Spanish explorers, Native Americans and American immigrants have created a diverse climate of understanding among Taosenos. The pace is slow, the air is clean, the water clear, all contributing to a trusting small-town feeling of hospitality. Taos offers newcomer and visitor a warm and friendly community.
Those wide open spaces - Taos County is comprised of several small communities that are spread out over approximately 50 square miles. The density here is only 9.8 persons per square mile, much less than the national average. The sky is clear and stars shine brightly at night. Air quality is excellent and there is almost no pollution.