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Welcome to Aguilar ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Aguilar has a population of 480 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Aguilar, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated January 10, 1894.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Aguilar: Named after Jose Ramon Aguilar, an early settler.
Aguilar is 6,380 feet [1,945 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Aguilar is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Aguilar lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Aguilar: (719)
The ZIP code for Aguilar: 81020<4>
Websites for Aguilar ...
Official Website: www.townofaguilar.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Aguilar had an population of 480 people. This is a decrease of 10.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.06% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Aguilar had a population of 538 people. This makes Aguilar the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Aguilar represents 0.01% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 192nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 538 people, the population of Aguilar decreased 9.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 593 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Aguilar.
Adding Aguilar to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Aguilar in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Aguilar elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Aguilar mentioned in the book The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aguilar on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Aguilar ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aguilar.
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 Aguilar. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aguilar.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aguilar. 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 Aguilar.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aguilar. See our Newspapers Page for Aguilar.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aguilar ...
Looking for more information about Aguilar? 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 Aguilar, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aguilar.
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The official website for Aguilar: www.townofaguilar.com/
The official website for Las Animas County: www.tlac.net/county/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 01 Jun 2021