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Welcome to Angora ...

Angora is located in Rio Blanco County<1>.

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

Angora is 5,460 feet [1,664 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Angora is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Angora lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Angora: (970)

Communities Also Named Angora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Angora - they are located in Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Angora ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Angora.

  • Rangely [Rio Blanco County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rangely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rangely
    • Rangely [Rio Blanco County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Angora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,263 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rangely
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rangely<5>
  • Elk Springs [Moffat County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Springs
    • Elk Springs [Moffat County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Angora
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Springs
  • White River City [Rio Blanco County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White River City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White River City
    • White River City [Rio Blanco County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Angora
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White River City
  • Dinosaur [Moffat County]
  • Maybell [Moffat County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maybell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maybell
    • Maybell [Moffat County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Angora
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maybell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maybell<5>
  • Meeker [Rio Blanco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeker
    • Meeker [Rio Blanco County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<4> to the east of Angora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meeker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meeker<5>

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 Angora. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Angora.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Angora. 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 Angora.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Angora. See our Newspapers Page for Angora.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Angora ...

Looking for more information about Angora? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Angora, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Angora.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Colorado

About Rio Blanco County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Angora. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Rio Blanco County: www.co.rio-blanco.co.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Colorado's counties, including Rio Blanco, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Angora) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1766, Longitude: -108.5757       In this case, the coordinates for Angora have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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