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Welcome to Aroya ...
The location of Aroya has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The origin (or the toponymy) of Aroya: Spanish for 'rivulet'
Aroya is 4,580 feet [1,396 m] above sea level.<3> 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 (719) area code.
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.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Aroya.
Communities near Aroya ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aroya.
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 Aroya. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aroya.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aroya.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aroya. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Aroya to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Aroya in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Aroya was in the The Origin of Certain Place Names.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aroya on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022