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Antlers, Colorado

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The location of Antlers

Welcome to Antlers ...

Antlers is located in Garfield County.

The location of Antlers has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From Place Names in Colorado,<2> the origin of Antlers is described as "Named for the Antler's Hotel in Colorado Springs"

Antlers is 5,380 feet [1,640 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Antlers is 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Antlers is within the (970) area code.

Communities near Antlers ...

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 Antlers and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Battlement Mesa   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Carbondale   [Map]   6,820   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chacra   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Collbran   [Map]   702   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
De Beque   [Map]   500   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Glenwood Springs   [Map]   9,962   E   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Antlers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Antlers - they are located in California, Michigan, Oklahoma and Virginia.

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

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 Antlers. 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 Antlers. 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 Antlers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antlers ...

Looking for more information about Antlers? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The full book title is Place Names in Colorado: Why 700 Communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. See our References and Mentions section for Antlers.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Antlers - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Antlers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antlers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5433, Longitude: -107.7278     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Antlers 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 Antlers.

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