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Westcliffe
Custer County, Colorado

ZipCodes
81252




Page Contents for Westcliffe, Colorado

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Westcliffe is approximately 417 2000, 568 2010.
The approximate number of families is 246 2000, 200 2010.
The amount of land area in Westcliffe is 2.907 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Westcliffe to Washington DC is 1614 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 117 miles. (as the crow flies)
Westcliffe is positioned 38.13 degrees north of the equator and 105.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southern Colorado, west of Pueblo. The nearest community to Westcliffe is Silver Cliff. It is located between the Wet Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the beautiful valley surrounded by snow-capped peaks.
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Climate


semi-arid. Lots of sunshine and not much precipitation makes this area perfect! Low humidity makes the weather great even with warm temperatures in the summer.
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History & History Related Items

Westcliffe was created to support the mining town of Silver Cliff nearby. Businesses grew up and schools and churches were built. When the silver boom ended, Westcliffe has established itself and continued to thrive.
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Attractions

Jazz in the Sangres
A music festival held here every summer.
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Westcliffe City Government

Westcliffe is the county seat of Custer County. Westcliffe

Miscellany

The population of Westcliffe was:
1990 - 312
2000 - 417

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