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Welcome to Antlers ...

Antlers is located in Garfield County<1>.

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

From Place Names in Colorado,<3> 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.<4> 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

The telephone area code for Antlers: (970)

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.

Communities near Antlers ...

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

  • New Castle [Garfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Castle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
    • New Castle [Garfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Antlers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,203 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>
  • Silt [Garfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silt
    • Silt [Garfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Antlers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silt<6>
  • Parachute [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parachute
    • Parachute [Garfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Antlers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,116 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parachute
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parachute<6>
  • Chacra [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chacra
    • Chacra [Garfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Antlers
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Battlement Mesa [Garfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battlement Mesa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battlement Mesa
      • Battlement Mesa [Garfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Antlers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battlement Mesa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battlement Mesa<6>
    • Glenwood Springs [Garfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood Springs
      • Glenwood Springs [Garfield County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Antlers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,930 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood Springs<6>
    • Collbran [Mesa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collbran have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collbran
      • Collbran [Mesa County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Antlers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 698 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collbran
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collbran<6>
    • Plateau City [Mesa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plateau City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plateau City
      • Plateau City [Mesa County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Antlers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plateau City
    • Carbondale [Garfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
      • Carbondale [Garfield County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the east of Antlers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,898 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
    • De Beque [Mesa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Beque
      • De Beque [Mesa County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Antlers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 518 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Beque
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Beque<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Antlers.

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

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 ...

Communities in Colorado

About Garfield County

About Colorado

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.

The official website for Garfield County: www.garfield-county.com/

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 Garfield, 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 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Antlers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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       In this case, the coordinates for Antlers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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