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Animas Forks, Colorado
Welcome to Animas Forks ...
So far, we have found very little information about Animas Forks. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
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Animas Forks would have been located within present day San Juan County.
A typical abbreviation for Animas Forks: Animas Frks.
See our Genealogy Helper Page for Animas Forks for more information about variations on the name of Animas Forks.
Animas Forks was settled in 1873.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Animas Forks is 11,180 feet [3,408 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Animas Forks is about 2¼ miles [or ~3½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Animas Forks was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Animas Forks would have been located in the (970) area code.
Communities near Animas Forks ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019