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Welcome to Agate ...
Agate is 5,440 feet [1,658 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Agate is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Agate lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Agate is within the boundaries of the (719) area code.
The ZIP code for Agate: 80101<3>
Adding Agate to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Agate 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 Agate was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Agate in the The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Agate on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Agate ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Agate - they are located in British Columbia, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ontario, Utah and Washington (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Agate.
Communities near Agate ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Agate.
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 Agate. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Agate.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Agate. 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 Agate.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Agate. See our Newspapers Page for Agate.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Agate ...
Looking for more information about Agate? 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 Agate, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Agate.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Agate. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Elbert County: www.elbertcounty-co.gov/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Jun 2021