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Welcome to Ault ...

The town of Ault is located in Weld County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ault has a population of 1,757 people<2> (see below for details).

Ault was incorporated April 11, 1904.

From Place Names in Colorado,<3> the origin of Ault is described as "Named after Alexander Ault, a miller and grain buyer"

The community of Ault is 4,930 feet [1,503 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Ault is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

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

Ault is within the boundaries of the (970) area code.

The ZIP code for Ault: 80610<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ault had a population of 1,519 people. This makes Ault the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Ault represents 0.03% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,519 people, the population of Ault increased 6.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,432 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ault had an population of 1,757 people. This is an increase of 15.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.7% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ault.

Communities near Ault ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ault and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Evans   [Map]   20,470   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Collins   [Map]   165,080   W   18 miles [29 km]
Greeley   [Map]   105,448   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kersey   [Map]   1,611   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
La Salle   [Map]   2,327   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Milliken   [Map]   7,014   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ault ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ault - they are located in Kentucky, Missouri and Ohio (2).

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

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 Ault. 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 Ault. 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 Ault. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

Websites for Ault ...

Official Website: www.townofault.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ault ...

Looking for more information about Ault? 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 Ault, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ault.

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About Weld County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ault: www.townofault.org/

The official website for Weld County: www.co.weld.co.us/

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

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<3>The full book title is Place Names in Colorado: Why 700 Communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. See our References and Mentions section for Ault.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ault - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Ault). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ault or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ault) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ault. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5835, Longitude: -104.7340     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ault have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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