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The town of Taos was incorporated in 1934.

As of the 2000 census, its population was 4,700.

Other nearby communities include Ranchos de Taos, Canon, Ranchitos, El Prado and Taos Ski Valley.

It is also the county seat of Taos County.

It is also located close to Taos Pueblo, the Native American village and tribe from which it takes its name. The English name Taos derives from the native Taos language meaning "place of red willows".