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Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Elizabeth is approximately 1,516 (2002), 1358 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 312 (1990), 489 (2010).
The amount of land area in Elizabeth is 1.388 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Elizabeth is 1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Elizabeth to Washington DC is 1564 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 32 miles. (as the crow flies)
Elizabeth is positioned 39.36 degrees north of the equator and 104.59 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Elizabeth elevation is 6,448 feet above sea level.
Elizabeth median income is $ 49,596 (2000).
The Elizabeth median home price is $ 145,600 (2000).
Elizabeth average annual precipitation is 18.4 inches peryear.
Elizabeth average annual snowfall is 42.1 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 29.3 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 45.4 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 70.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 49.5 degrees F.


in central Colorado. Nearby communities include Aurora, Elbert, Franktown, Kiowa, Parker, Castle Rock and Denver.
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History & History Related Items

Elizabeth started out as Webber Sawmill. As the Denver & New Orleans Railroad came into the area, the town boomed. Elizabeth was named for Elizabeth Ray Kimbark Hubbard, who was the sister-in-law of Governor John Evans. It is said she was on the first train of the Denver New Orleans Railroad to reach Elizabeth in 1880. The plat was filed on June 19, 1882, but the incorporation did not take place until 1890 when the population made it to 200 residents.
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The founding of Elizabeth


The incorporation of Elizabeth



The Elizabeth Stampede
Held here each June.
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Elizabeth City Government

Elizabeth Town Hall
321 Banner Ct
Elizabeth, CO 80107
Phone: 303-646-4166

Elizabeth Fire

Elizabeth Chamber

Elizabeth Area Chamber Of Commerce
146 N. Elbert St. in the Colorado Business Center
Phone: 303-646-4287

Elizabeth Organizations

Elizabeth Area Chamber Of Commerce
146 N. Elbert St. in the Colorado Business Center
Phone: 303-646-4287

Elizabeth Libraries

Elbert County Library
Elizabeth Public Library
207 Main St
Elizabeth, CO 80107
Phone: 303-646-3416

Elizabeth Schools

Elizabeth School District
633 Dale Ct
Elizabeth, CO 80107
Phone: 303-646-4441 Elizabeth


The population of Elizabeth was:
1990 - 818
2000 - 1,434
2002 - 1,516

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