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Welcome to Colton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Colton has a population of 54,414 people<2> (see below for details).
Colton was established in 1775 and was incorporated July 11, 1887.
The community of Colton is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Colton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Colton: (909)
The ZIP code for Colton: 92324<4>
Websites for Colton ...
Official Website: www.ci.colton.ca.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Colton had an population of 54,414 people. This is an increase of 4.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.17% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Colton had a population of 52,154 people. This makes Colton the county's 14th most populous community.
The population of Colton represents 0.14% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 161st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 52,154 people, the population of Colton increased 9.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 47,662 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Colton.
Communities Also Named Colton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Colton - they are located in Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colton.
Communities near Colton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Colton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Colton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Colton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Colton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colton. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Colton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colton ...
Looking for more information about Colton? 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 Colton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Colton.
Adding Colton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Colton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Colton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Colton
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Colton on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Colton: www.ci.colton.ca.us/
The official website for San Bernardino County: www.sbcounty.gov/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2022