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Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Arriba is approximately 244 (2000), 193 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 138 (1990), 95 (2010).
The amount of land area in Arriba is 1.214 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Arriba to Washington DC is 1489 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 96 miles. (as the crow flies)
Arriba is positioned 39.28 degrees north of the equator and 103.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Arriba elevation is 5,239 feet above sea level.


along Interstate 70 in east-central Colorado. Nearby communities include Flagler, Genoa, Limon and Seibert
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History & History Related Items

Arriba means above in Spanish. It was founded, like many early western towns, when the railroad came into the area in 1888. In this case it was the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad, when it built a line down to Colorado Springs. Charles Creel platted the site in 1888. The town was incorporated in 1918.
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The incorporation of Arriba



Arriba only has two major businesses, a grain elevator and a gas station. Everyone who is not employed at these places must travel to work, or work a farm.
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The population of Arriba was:
1990 - 220
2000 - 244

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