A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Aspen ...
The location of Aspen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Aspen refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Aspenite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Aspen has a population of 7,359 people<3> (see below for details).
Aspen was incorporated April 1, 1881.
The community of Aspen is 7,920 feet [2,414 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Aspen is 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Aspen lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Aspen is within the (970) area code.
The ZIP codes for Aspen: 81611-81612<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Aspen had a population of 6,658 people (or 38.83% of the total population of Pitkin County). This makes Aspen the county's most populous community.
The population of Aspen represents 0.13% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,658 people, the population of Aspen increased 12.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,914 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Aspen had an population of 7,359 people. This is an increase of 10.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.43% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Aspen.
Communities near Aspen ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aspen and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aspen.
Communities Also Named Aspen ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Aspen - they are located in Maryland, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Aspen.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aspen:
Websites for Aspen ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aspen ...
Looking for more information about Aspen? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Aspen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aspen.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Aspen: www.aspenpitkin.com/
The official website for Pitkin County: www.aspenpitkin.com/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019