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Arickaree, Colorado
(Washington County)

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The location of Arickaree

Welcome to Arickaree ...

So far, we have found very little information about Arickaree. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Arickaree to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Arickaree, please Contact Us.

Arickaree would have been located within present day Washington County.

We aren't confident of the location of Arickaree, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Arickaree is 4,710 feet [1,436 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Arickaree is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Arickaree was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Arickaree once stood is in the (970) area code.

Communities near Arickaree ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arickaree and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Anton   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cope   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elba - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Flagler   [Map]   549   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Joes   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kirk   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Arickaree ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Colorado communities named Arickaree: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Arapahoe County.

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

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 Arickaree. 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 Arickaree. 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 Arickaree.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Arickaree, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arickaree. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arickaree

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arickaree. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6992, Longitude: -103.0662     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arickaree 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 Arickaree.

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