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High desert living

  • There are over 270 days of sunshine a year and the climate is temperate

  • Communities in the Four Corner's region range from lush river valleys to the rugged uplands of the Southwestern Plateau

Four distinct seasons

  • Mild changes in temperatures follow the four seasons

  • Winter temperatures run in the 40s

  • Spring and fall temperatures run in the 60s

  • Summer temperatures are in the 80-90s


  • Topography of the Four Corner's region is generally rugged with elevations ranging from 5,000 to 7,500 feet


  • The annual rainfall is approximately 7.5 inches

  • The annual snowfall average is 12.3 inches

Mountain Ranges within San Juan County, NM

  • The Chuska Mountains border the area to the west

  • The La Plata Mountains are to the north

  • The Shiprock Pinnacle


  • The San Juan River flows through the area

  • Numerous creeks, springs and washes weave through the southern part of the region


Four Corners Region
Global Communication Solutions serves the heart of the Four Corners . We serve local businesses within San Juan County, which lies in the northwest corner of New Mexico.

Geographic Size
The Four Corners encompasses a large geographical region with much of it rural.

The Community
Farmington , NM is the largest city in the region with a population of about 60,000. San Juan County is about 110,000 and it is estimated there is a trading population of over 220,000. Farmington , NM is the closest retail center with a shopping center and major department stores. It boasts itself as having a “small town appeal with big city amenities.”

    • Farmington 's Municipal Airport supports regional/commuter air service.
    • Farmington is less than 10 miles from Bloomfield and Aztec New Mexico
    • Farmington is about 10 miles to Kirtland, 30 miles to Shiprock and 65 miles to Newcomb.
    • Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico, is the major airport in the region supporting all major airlines.
    • Albuquerque is about 3 hours from the Farmington area.
    • Gallup, NM and Cortez, Colo. are also regional retail centers.