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Welcome to Ansel ...

Ansel is located in Rio Grande County<1>.

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

Ansel is 7,650 feet [2,332 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Ansel is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Ansel: (719)

Communities Also Named Ansel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ansel - they are located in California, Kentucky and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Ansel ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ansel.

  • Monte Vista [Rio Grande County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monte Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monte Vista
    • Monte Vista [Rio Grande County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Ansel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monte Vista
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monte Vista<5>
  • Center [Saguache County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center
    • Center [Saguache County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Ansel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center<5>
  • Del Norte [Rio Grande County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Del Norte
    • Del Norte [Rio Grande County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Ansel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Del Norte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Del Norte<5>
  • Hooper [Alamosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hooper
    • Hooper [Alamosa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Ansel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hooper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hooper<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homelake [Rio Grande County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homelake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homelake
      • Homelake [Rio Grande County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Ansel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homelake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homelake<5>
    • Parma [Alamosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parma
      • Parma [Alamosa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Ansel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
    • Mosca [Alamosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosca
      • Mosca [Alamosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Ansel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mosca<5>
    • Waverly [Alamosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly [Alamosa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ansel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Alamosa [Alamosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamosa
      • Alamosa [Alamosa County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Ansel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamosa<5>
    • Alamosa East [Alamosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamosa East
      • Alamosa East [Alamosa County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Ansel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamosa East

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ansel ...

Looking for more information about Ansel? 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 Ansel, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ansel.

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About Rio Grande County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rio Grande County: www.riograndecounty.org/

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 Grande, 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 Ansel - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ansel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ansel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7031, Longitude: -106.1025       In this case, the coordinates for Ansel 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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