Cortez, Colorado

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Cortez, Colorado
Location of Cortez in Montezuma County, Colorado.
Location of Cortez in Montezuma County, Colorado.
Coordinates: 37°20′59″N 108°34′36″W / 37.349783°N 108.576687°W / 37.349783; -108.576687Coordinates: 37°20′59″N 108°34′36″W / 37.349783°N 108.576687°W / 37.349783; -108.576687[2]
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyMontezuma[1]
Government
 • TypeHome Rule Municipality[1]
Area
 • Total6.38 sq mi (16.51 km2)
 • Land6.33 sq mi (16.40 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
6,191 ft (1,887 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,482
 • Estimate 
(2018)
8,721
 • Density1,422.23/sq mi (549.14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
ZIP Code
81321
Area code(s)970
FIPS code08-17375
GNIS feature ID0179044
WebsiteCity of Cortez

Cortez is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Montezuma County, Colorado, United States.[4] The city population was 8,482 at the 2010 United States Census.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. 2007-12-03. Archived from the original on 2009-12-12. Retrieved 2007-12-03.
  2. "2014 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Places". United States Census Bureau. July 1, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  3. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.