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Colorado City, Arizona

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Welcome to Colorado City ...

The town of Colorado City is located in Mohave County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Colorado City has a population of 4,837 people<1> (see below for details).

Colorado City was established in 1913.

The community of Colorado City is 4,960 feet [1,512 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Colorado City is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Colorado City lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Colorado City (for example, toward Kanab (UT)), you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

The area code for Colorado City: (928)

The ZIP code for Colorado City: 86021<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Colorado City had a population of 4,821 people. This makes Colorado City the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Colorado City represents 0.08% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,821 people, the population of Colorado City increased 44.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,334 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Colorado City had an population of 4,837 people. This is an increase of 0.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.08% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Colorado City.

Communities near Colorado City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Colorado City and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Cane Beds   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Kaibab   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Moccasin   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Apple Valley (UT)   [Map]   773   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Big Plain Junction (UT)   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grafton (UT) - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Colorado City.

Communities Also Named Colorado City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Colorado City - they are located in Colorado (3) and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colorado City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Colorado City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Colorado City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colorado City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Colorado City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colorado City ...

Looking for more information about Colorado City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Colorado City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Colorado City.

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About Mohave County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colorado City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mohave County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colorado City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colorado City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Colorado City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Colorado City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Colorado City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Colorado City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colorado City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colorado City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9905, Longitude: -112.9763     [Map].

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