Greeley, Colorado

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Greeley, Colorado
The Weld County Courthouse in Greeley
The Weld County Courthouse in Greeley
Location of Greeley in Weld County, Colorado.
Location of Greeley in Weld County, Colorado.
Coordinates: 40°25′24″N 104°42′33″W / 40.42333°N 104.70917°W / 40.42333; -104.70917Coordinates: 40°25′24″N 104°42′33″W / 40.42333°N 104.70917°W / 40.42333; -104.70917[1]
CountryUnited States
StateColorado
CountyWeld[2]
Founded1869
Incorporated1885-11-15[3]
Named forHorace Greeley
Government
 • TypeHome Rule Municipality[2]
 • MayorJohn Gates [4]
Area
 • Total47.92 sq mi (124.10 km2)
 • Land47.79 sq mi (123.79 km2)
 • Water0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
Elevation4,675 ft (1,425 m)
Population
 • Total92,889 (US: 291st)
 • Estimate 
(2018)[7]
107,348
 • Density2,175.80/sq mi (840.08/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP codes[8]
80631-80634 & 80638-80639
Area code970
FIPS code08-32155
GNIS feature ID0180649
HighwaysUS 34, US 85, SH 257, SH 263, SH 392
WebsiteCity of Greeley Colorado
Twelfth most populous Colorado city

Greeley is the city that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Weld County, Colorado, United States.[9] Greeley is in northern Colorado and is 49 miles (79 km) north-northeast of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.

According to a July 2018 estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of the city is 107,348.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Greeley". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Archived from the original on 2009-12-12. Retrieved 2007-09-01.
  3. "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02.
  4. "City Council Members". City of Greeley. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  5. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017.
  6. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 15, 2015.
  7. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  8. "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 4, 2010. Retrieved September 24, 2007.
  9. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.