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Mesa County, Colorado


"Gateway to the Colorado National Monument"

Page Contents for Fruita, Colorado

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.



Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Fruita is approximately 6,478 (2000), 12646 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,610 (2000), 4719 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fruita is 10.498 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.216 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fruita to Washington DC is 1798 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 222 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fruita is positioned 39.15 degrees north of the equator and 108.72 degrees west of the prime meridian.


along the Colorado River in western Colorado, between the City of Grand Junction and the Utah border.
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History & History Related Items

Fruita has a city dinosaur - the Ceratosaurus
History page for Fruita.
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The settling of Fruita


The founding of Fruita

1884 by by William E. Pabor


Dinosaurs and more: dinosaur museum - Dinamations Dinosaur Discovery Museum
Ranked in the top 10 mountain biking cities in the US

Colorado National Monument
Home page for the city of Fruita, Colorado

The Fruita Fall Festival
held each year in september - Free Admission!
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Fruita City Government

City of Fruita
325 E. Aspen Ave
Fruta, Colorado
Phone: 970-858-3663
Contact the city of Fruita by e-mail:

Fruita has a Council-Manager form of government. There are sixCouncil members and the Mayor who are all elected at large.

Fruita Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
325 E. Aspen Street
Fruita, CO 81521
Phone: 970-858-3894
Toll-free: 877-680-7379
Fax: 970-858-3121

Fruita Community Events

Community Events in Fruita.

Fruita Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
325 E. Aspen Street
Fruita, CO 81521
Phone: 970-858-3894
Toll-free: 877-680-7379
Fax: 970-858-3121

Fruita Schools

Mesa County Valley School District #51
2115 Grand Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: (970) 254-5100
Fax: (970) 245-2714 Fruita


The population of Fruita was:
1990 - 4,042
1994 - 4,411
1995 - 4,542
1997 - 4,804
1998 - 5,500
1999 - 5,827
2000 - 6,478

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