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Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Starkville is approximately 128 (2000), 59 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 53 (1990), 26 (2010).
The amount of land area in Starkville is 0.267 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Starkville to Washington DC is 1565 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 183 miles. (as the crow flies)
Starkville is positioned 37.11 degrees north of the equator and 104.52 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Starkville elevation is 6,360 feet above sea level.


in southern Colorado, just five miles south of Trinidad.
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History & History Related Items

Starkville was named for Albert G. STark, a local coal mine owner. This page has two historic photographs of Starkville.
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Scenic Highway of Legends
This route, Highway 12, was designated as one of Colorado's scenic and historical byways in 1987. It was named a National Forest Byway in 1988. The 80 mile route passes through wonderfully beautiful scenery on its course. It can be driven in about two hours. It winds through Walsenburg, La Veta, Cuchara, Monument Lake, Stonewall, Vigil, Weston, Segundo, Cokesdale and Trinidad crossing the Cuchara Pass at 9,994 feet above sea level part way along the byway. A welcome center is located in Trinidad with more information about the route. Here is a map page for the highway.
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Starkville is located in the Mountain Time Zone.

The population of Starkville was:
1990 - 104
2000 - 128

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