Larimer County, Colorado
|Larimer County, Colorado|
Location within Colorado
Colorado's location within the U.S.
|Founded||November 1, 1861|
|Named for||William Larimer, Jr.|
|Largest city||Fort Collins|
|• Total||2,634 sq mi (6,822 km2)|
|• Land||2,596 sq mi (6,724 km2)|
|• Water||38 sq mi (98 km2), 1.4%|
|• Density||133/sq mi (51/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain: UTC−7/−6|
Larimer County is one of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 299,630. The county seat and most populous city is Fort Collins. The county was named for William Larimer, Jr., the founder of Denver.
Larimer County was founded in 1861.
Geography[change | change source]
Bordering counties[change | change source]
- Laramie County, Wyoming - northeast
- Weld County - east
- Boulder County - south
- Grand County - southwest
- Jackson County - west
- Albany County, Wyoming - northwest
Communities[change | change source]
Cities[change | change source]
Towns[change | change source]
- Estes Park
- Johnstown (partially in Larimer and partially in Weld county)
- Windsor (partially in Larimer and partially in Weld County)
Census-designated places[change | change source]
Unincorporated communities[change | change source]
Ghost towns[change | change source]
- Old Roach
- Virginia Dale
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved June 8, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 181.
Other websites[change | change source]
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