Tijeras, NM

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Tijeras is a village in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 474 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Tijeras is located at 35°5′15″N 106°22′38″W / 35.0875°N 106.37722°W / 35.0875; -106.37722 (35.087550, -106.377354), at the junction of Tijeras Canyon, leading to the west, toward Albuquerque, and Cedro Canyon, leading to the south, toward the Manzano Mountains. New Mexico State Highway 14 leads north from the village, toward Cedar Crest, Sandia Crest, Madrid and Santa Fe.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²), all of it land.