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Welcome to Battlement Mesa ...

Battlement Mesa is located in Garfield County<1>.

The location of Battlement Mesa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Battlement Mesa is 5,480 feet [1,670 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Battlement Mesa is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Battlement Mesa is located in the (970) area code.

The ZIP code for Battlement Mesa: 81636<4>

Communities near Battlement Mesa ...

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

  • Rifle [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rifle
    • Rifle [Garfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Battlement Mesa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,775 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rifle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rifle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rifle<6>
  • Collbran [Mesa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collbran
    • Collbran [Mesa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Battlement Mesa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 727 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collbran have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collbran
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collbran<6>
  • De Beque [Mesa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Beque
    • De Beque [Mesa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Battlement Mesa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Beque
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Beque<6>
  • Una [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Una
    • Una [Garfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Battlement Mesa
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Una have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Una
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plateau City [Mesa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plateau City
      • Plateau City [Mesa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Battlement Mesa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plateau City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plateau City
    • Molina [Mesa County]
    • Mesa [Mesa County]
    • Silt [Garfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silt
      • Silt [Garfield County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Battlement Mesa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silt<6>
    • Cameo [Mesa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameo
      • Cameo [Mesa County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Battlement Mesa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameo
    • New Castle [Garfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
      • New Castle [Garfield County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the east of Battlement Mesa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>

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 Battlement Mesa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Battlement Mesa.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Battlement Mesa. 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 Battlement Mesa.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Battlement Mesa. See our Newspapers Page for Battlement Mesa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Battlement Mesa ...

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

Mentions & References for Battlement Mesa

Cities, Towns and Villages of Colorado

About Garfield County

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

The official website for Garfield County: www.garfield-county.com/

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 Garfield, 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 Battlement Mesa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 community (such as Battlement Mesa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Battlement Mesa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Battlement Mesa) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Battlement Mesa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Battlement MesaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Battlement Mesa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4414, Longitude: -108.0251       In this case, the coordinates for Battlement Mesa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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