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Where Discoveries Are Made

Welcome to Los Alamos, a place that cultivates curiosity and strives to create aha moments. To learn why Los Alamos is a wonderful place to live, work, play and stay, this site is designed to quickly aid your discovery journey.

You’re just a click or two away from understanding the Los Alamos community experience, gathering information about life here, and ways to enjoy our many visitor amenities and recreational opportunities.

The site makes it easy for you to contact us with your questions about our community. Los Alamos, truly “where discoveries are made.”

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Experience Los Alamos

We continually strive to enhance the Los Alamos community experience and create aha moments for all, whether living, working, playing or staying here.

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Recognition & Awards

Los Alamos is one of the most highly regarded communities in New Mexico.

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Live Los Alamos

Los Alamos and its neighboring city White Rock are considered two of the top places to live in New Mexico.

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Work Los Alamos

Building a robust growth economy is a top priority for Los Alamos. Powered by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos County is a global center for national security, research development and an emerging haven for technology start-ups.

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Play Los Alamos

Los Alamos’ temperate climate and 300 days of blue skies and bright sun makes outdoor recreation a year-round activity for residents and visitors alike. Home to three national parks, Pajarito Mountain, and 150+ trail miles network, outdoor experiences continuously beckon for the adventurer.

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Stay Los Alamos

Whether extending your business stay or making Los Alamos your final visitor destination, you’ll discover that Los Alamos is New Mexico True. After enjoying our community, it’s easy to use Los Alamos as your basecamp to explore Santa Fe, Taos and northern New Mexico.

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Film Los Alamos

Los Alamos is one of the most scenic and film-friendly locations in New Mexico. That’s why popular movies and television series such as Only the Brave, The Missing, The Lone Ranger, Godless, The Brave, Longmire, and Manhattan seek our unique landscapes, seasonal weather, and Los Alamos Film Liaison.

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Los Alamos News

Los Alamos is a vibrant place. Discover how our news shapes the community, region and the nation.