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81657, 81657

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Vail is approximately 4,589 (2005), 5305 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,389 (2000), 2604 (2010).

The amount of land area in Vail is 12.082 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Vail is 5.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vail to Washington DC is 1665 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 84 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vail is positioned 39.63 degrees north of the equator and 106.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Vail elevation is 8,150 feet above sea level in town. The elevation for Vail Mountain Summit is 11,450 feet above sea level.
Vail median income is $65,000 (2000).

The Vail median home price is $575,000 (2000).

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Vail location: in north-central Colorado about 100 miles from Denver and about 80 miles from Boulder. Other nearby communities include Avon, Minturn, Eagle-Vail, Edwards, Red Cliff, Eagle, Frisco, Silverthorne and Dillon.

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The geography for Vail is mountainous with high mountains in the area. There are no major lakes or rivers in the town, but a few small ponds exist. Gore Creek flowers through the middle of Vail. The area is surrounded by the White River National Forest.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Vail is seasonal with wonderful winters and great summers. There are over 275 days of sunshine each year. Daytime temperatures are around 75 degrees F. in the summer and 45 degrees F. in the winter. Nighttime temperatures are about 45 degrees in the summer and below 30 degrees F. during winter months.
The weather in Vail is cold in winter and comfortable in summer. Here is a current weather page for Vail.
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History & History Related Items

The incorporation date of Vail: 1966

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Vail attractions:
Bravo! - Colorado Vail Valley Music Festival. Six weeks of Jazz, Classical and chamber music in settings around the Vail community.
Vilar Center for the Arts -Musical and dance programs and more.
Vail International Dance Festival - begun in 1989, this festival has become one of the premier dance events in the country. For information, please contact: (970) 949-1999
Jazz in August - if you love jazz, this is the time to come to Vail. The month ends with the Annual Vail Jazz Party. For information call: (970) 479-6146

Vail has been named the number one ski resort destination in North America numerous times.
Vail Mountain ski information.

Vail Film Festival
held each year in the spring.

Things to do in the Vail Valley area.

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