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The population of Pitkin is approximately 80 (1998), 66 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 34 (2010).

The amount of land area in Pitkin is 0.687 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pitkin to Washington DC is 1673 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 122 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pitkin is positioned 38.60 degrees north of the equator and 106.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Pitkin elevation is 9,242 feet above sea level.
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Pitkin location: Twenty-six miles northeast ofGunnison in the Colorado Rockies

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Pitkin history:

Here is a history page for Pitkin. founded by Frank Curtiss, George P.Chiles and Wayne Scott in early 1879. First known as Quartzville, Pitkin was a mining camp. In fact, it was the first one west of the Continental Divide. At the time of its incorporation on August 11, 1879, it was renamed Pitkin after Governor Frederick W. Pitkin.
The founding of Pitkin: March 1, 1879
The incorporation date of Pitkin: August 11, 1879

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