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Located in: La Plata County (see below)

Time Zone: Allison lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)

Telephone Area Code: (970)

Elevation: 6,210 feet [1,892.81 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Allison. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0254, Longitude: -107.4860     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   37° 1' 31"
Lon:   -107° 29' 9"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Allison

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Allison

GNIS ID:   204734
FIPS State / Place Code:   08 / 01475

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About La Plata County

The community of Durango is the County Seat for La Plata County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for La Plata)


2016:<4>     55,623   (8.36% increase since 2010)  
2010:     51,334   (16.82% increase since 2000)
2000:     43,941

Total Area:<5>   1,699 sq. miles [4,402.2 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   25,860

Official Website:   www.co.laplata.co.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for La Plata

GNIS ID:   198148
FIPS State / County Code:   08 / 067

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About Colorado

From the US Census


2016:     5,540,545   (10.17% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,029,196   (16.92% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,301,261

Websites for State of Colorado

Official Website:   www.colorado.gov/
Tourism:   www.colorado.com/
Parks:   cpw.state.co.us/
Fishing:   cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/Fishing.aspx
Hunting:   cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/Hunt.aspx

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Colorado

GNIS ID:   1779779
FIPS State:   08

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The official website for La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: www.colorado.gov/

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<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Allison, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Allison.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Allison. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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