Los Alamos (population of approximately 20,000) is located at an altitude of 7,500 feet in the north-central mountains of New Mexico, 36 miles from down-town Santa Fe, and 100 miles from Albuquerque.
It is home to the world-renowned Los Alamos National Laboratory, where scientific research that maintains and enhances the U.S. national security is performed.
Its clean air, excellent climate, year-round sunshine, beautiful outdoors, numerous amenities, low-crime environment and friendly population attract visitors from around the world. Its proximity to Santa Fe ensures access to many additional amenities, stores and cultural opportunities.
What are you looking for in retirement and in a town to live in?
Golf? Hiking? Restaurants? Starbucks and other coffee shops? Los Alamos and its environs has all these and a lot more to offer: Clubs and societies, Clean air, Green space, Reasonable property taxes, Good weather, Hi-tech community, Branch college, Excellent school system, Medical care, Friendly community, Light traffic, Easy parking and access everywhere, Very low crime, Movie theatre, Local airport, Concerts and plays, Well-stocked public library, Senior center, Arts and crafts center and fairs, Science museum, Numerous churches and synagogue, Assisted living, Nursing and rehabilitation center, Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Tourism, Beautiful scenery, White-water rafting, Opera,... We even have public transportation!
Hopefully, the next few pages will provide you with enough details to convince you that retiring in Los Alamos is worth your consideration! We are available to be contacted to provide you with any additional information you may need to help you with deciding where to live and retire!
This site has been developed by Devorah (Devori) and Victor Gavron. They came to Los Alamos in 1973, and have lived here since then, with two short periods of absence. They believe that Los Alamos is a great place to live in, raise a family, enjoy life, and retire. It has all the amenities they believe are desirable, except the hustle, crowds, traffic and parking problems of a big city. Devori is a Realtor® with Los Alamos Properties, LLC, and Victor is a scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.