Fort Morgan, Colorado

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Fort Morgan, Colorado
eponym: 1865 Army fort
The Fort Morgan City Hall
The Fort Morgan City Hall
Location of Fort Morgan in Morgan County, Colorado
Location of Fort Morgan in Morgan County, Colorado
Coordinates: 40°15′12″N 103°47′57″W / 40.25333°N 103.79917°W / 40.25333; -103.79917Coordinates: 40°15′12″N 103°47′57″W / 40.25333°N 103.79917°W / 40.25333; -103.79917
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyMorgan[1]
IncorporatedJune 15, 1887[2]
Government
 • TypeHome Rule Municipality[1]
 • MayorRon Shaver[3]; Lyn Deal was elected in 2021, to take office in early 2022. [4]
Area
 • Total4.92 sq mi (12.75 km2)
 • Land4.85 sq mi (12.57 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)  1.32%%
Elevation
4,324 ft (1,297 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total11,315
 • Estimate 
(2018)
11,359
 • Density2,338.35/sq mi (902.93/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP codes[6]
80701 & 80705
Area code(s)970
FIPS code08-27810
GNIS feature ID0204722
WebsiteCity of Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Morgan County, Colorado, United States.[7] The population at the 2010 census was 11,315.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Archived from the original on 2009-12-12. Retrieved 2007-09-01.
  2. "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02.
  3. "Terry L. McAlister". City of Fort Morgan. Retrieved 2010-09-23.
  4. https://www.fortmorgantimes.com/2021/11/03/election-2021-voters-choose-lyn-deal-as-new-mayor-of-fort-morgan/
  5. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017.
  6. "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 4, 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2007.
  7. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.