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The location of Aroya









Welcome to Aroya ...

Aroya is located in Cheyenne County.

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Aroya: Spanish for 'rivulet'

Aroya is 4,580 feet [1,396 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Aroya is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Aroya is within the boundaries of the (719) area code.

Communities near Aroya ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Arriba   [Map]   201   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Boyero   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eads   [Map]   590   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Flagler   [Map]   549   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Haswell   [Map]   67   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hugo   [Map]   744   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Aroya ...

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

Beyond Colorado, there are 2 communities that are also named Aroya - they are located in and Texas.

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

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 Aroya. 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 Aroya. 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 Aroya.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aroya ...

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

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

The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Aroya - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Aroya) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aroya. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8542, Longitude: -103.1255     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aroya have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aroya.

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