Aztec is located at 36°49'19" North, 107°59'31" West (36.822222, -107.992222).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.80 mi2 (25.39 km2). 9.73 mi2 (25.19 km2) of it is land and 0.08 mi2 (0.20 km2) of it is covered by water. The total area is 0.77% water.
Aztec is located in the Mountain Standard Time (MST) timezone, GMT-07:00. It observes Daylight Saving Time (DST).