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Welcome to Archer ...

Archer is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Archer is 5,430 feet [1,655 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Archer is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Archer: (303) and (720)<4>

Communities Also Named Archer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Archer - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Archer ...

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

  • Denver [Denver County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denver
    • Denver [Denver County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Archer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 727,211 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denver<6>
  • Aurora [Arapahoe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
    • Aurora [Arapahoe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Archer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 379,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<6>
  • Lakewood [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
    • Lakewood [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Archer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 157,935 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<6>
  • Arvada [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arvada
    • Arvada [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Archer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arvada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arvada<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Centennial [Arapahoe County]
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      • Centennial [Arapahoe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 110,937 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centennial<6>
    • Castle Rock [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Rock
      • Castle Rock [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68,484 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Rock<6>
    • Parker [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker
      • Parker [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,706 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<6>
    • Littleton [Arapahoe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleton
      • Littleton [Arapahoe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littleton<6>
    • Englewood [Arapahoe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [Arapahoe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,917 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<6>
    • Wheat Ridge [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheat Ridge
      • Wheat Ridge [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Archer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,324 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheat Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheat Ridge<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 Archer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Archer.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Archer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.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 Jefferson, 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 Archer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (720) is an overlay for area code (303).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Archer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Archer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5333, Longitude: -105.0769       In this case, the coordinates for Archer 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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