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(Cheyenne County)

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Welcome to Aroya ...

Aroya is located in Cheyenne County<1>.

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 located in 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.

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.

Communities near Aroya ...

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

  • Kit Carson [Cheyenne County]
  • Wild Horse [Cheyenne County]
  • Boyero [Lincoln County]
  • Karval [Lincoln County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hugo [Lincoln County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hugo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hugo
      • Hugo [Lincoln County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Aroya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 777 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hugo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hugo<5>
    • Haswell [Kiowa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haswell
      • Haswell [Kiowa County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the south of Aroya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haswell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haswell<5>
    • Arriba [Lincoln County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arriba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arriba
      • Arriba [Lincoln County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the north of Aroya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 207 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arriba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arriba<5>
    • Flagler [Kit Carson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flagler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flagler
      • Flagler [Kit Carson County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the north of Aroya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 549 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flagler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flagler<5>
    • Eads [Kiowa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eads
      • Eads [Kiowa County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Aroya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eads<5>
    • Seibert [Kit Carson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seibert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seibert
      • Seibert [Kit Carson County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Aroya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seibert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seibert<5>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Colorado

About Cheyenne County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Colorado's counties, including Cheyenne, 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 Aroya - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- 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       In this case, the coordinates for Aroya have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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