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Anaconda, Colorado

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Welcome to Anaconda ...

So far, we have found very little information about Anaconda. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Anaconda to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Anaconda, please Contact Us.

Anaconda would have been located within present day Teller County.

The location of Anaconda has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Anaconda was founded in 1894.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Anaconda is 9,490 feet [2,893 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Anaconda is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Anaconda was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Anaconda once stood is in the (719) area code.

Communities near Anaconda ...

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 Anaconda and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Cascade   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chipita Park   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Colorado Springs   [Map]   464,474   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Crystola   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Divide   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Florissant   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Anaconda.

Communities Also Named Anaconda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Anaconda - they are located in British Columbia, Missouri, Montana and New Mexico.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anaconda.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anaconda. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anaconda. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anaconda.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Anaconda:

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Anaconda, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anaconda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anaconda) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anaconda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7319, Longitude: -105.1631     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anaconda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anaconda.

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