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81301, 81302

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Durango is approximately 12,430 (1990), 16887 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,917 (1990), 7017 (2010).

The amount of land area in Durango is 12.134 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Durango is 4.37 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.081 sq kilometers.
The distance from Durango to Washington DC is 1753 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 241 miles. (as the crow flies)
Durango is positioned 37.28 degrees north of the equator and 107.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Durango elevation is 6,512 feet above sea level.

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Durango location: in southwestern Colorado. Durango is in the general four corners area in the Animas River Valley. It is about 169 miles from Grand Junction and 216 miles from Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Durango is dry and moderate
Durango average annual precipitation is 19 inches per year.
Durango average annual snowfall is 71 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 14.4 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

The founding of Durango: 1874
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Durango attractions:

"Stimulate your mind, Energize your body, nurture your soul"
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Mesa Verde National Park
Golfing, Whitewater Rafting, Mountain Biking, Hot Springs, Skiing, Horseback Riding, Fishing, Western Theatre, Ballooning, Over 30 Factory Outlets & Art Galleries, Fine dining, Rodeos, Casino Gambling, Indian Arts, Boating, Hiking & SO MUCH MORE!!
For a free visitor's guide, please call: (800) 525-8855

Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum
479 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 970-247-2733
Toll-free: 1-888-TRAIN-07

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