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Welcome to Ames ...
So far, we have found very little information about Ames. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Ames to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ames, please Contact Us.
Ames would have been located within present day San Miguel County.
The location of Ames has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Ames referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Amesite<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Ames is 8,720 feet [2,658 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Ames is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Ames was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ames would have been located in the (970) area code.
Communities near Ames ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ames and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ames.
Communities Also Named Ames ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Ames - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ames.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ames:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for San Miguel County: www.sanmiguelcounty.org/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019