Easily accessible from Interstate 25, Belen has low humidity and an average of 275 sunny days every year. With only 6 inches of snow annually, it’s a snowbird’s paradise. Our smooth paved streets mean safe walking and speedy skateboarding. Local fiestas like the annual Our Lady of Belen and the New Mexico Pork Matanza are fun for everyone.
Belen is Valencia County’s industrial leader and offers plenty of employment opportunities. BNSF is the largest employer with its downtown train refueling and maintenance yard. Major national and international manufacturers include Clariant, Aristech, Cemco, Sisneros Bros., and New Mexico Travertine.
We’re close to schools, colleges, an airport, parks, and military installations. Belen is a popular location for Hollywood movies too!