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Welcome to Berthoud ...

The town of Berthoud is primarily located in Larimer County<1>. A portion of Berthoud extends into Weld County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Berthoud has a population of 9,583 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Berthoud, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated August 28, 1888.

Going back to its beginning, Berthoud was originally named Little Thompson. For more information about the names of Berthoud, see The Names of Berthoud on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Berthoud is 4,900 feet [1,494 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Berthoud is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

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

Berthoud lies within the (970) area code.

The ZIP code for Berthoud: 80513<4>

Websites for Berthoud ...

Official Website: www.ci.berthoud.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Berthoud had an population of 9,583 people. This is an increase of 87.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 98.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Berthoud had a population of 5,105 people. This makes Berthoud the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Berthoud represents 0.1% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,105 people, the population of Berthoud increased 5.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,839 people).

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

Communities near Berthoud ...

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

  • Fort Collins [Larimer County]
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    • Fort Collins [Larimer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Berthoud
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 168,234 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Collins<6>
  • Greeley [Weld County]
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    • Greeley [Weld County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Berthoud
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 108,958 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greeley<6>
  • Longmont [Boulder County]
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    • Longmont [Boulder County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Berthoud
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,445 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longmont<6>
  • Loveland [Larimer County]
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    • Loveland [Larimer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Berthoud
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loveland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loveland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Erie [Weld County]
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      • Erie [Weld County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Berthoud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,318 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erie<6>
    • Windsor [Weld County]
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      • Windsor [Weld County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Berthoud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Windsor:
      • New Liberty
      • New Windsor
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<6>
    • Evans [Weld County]
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      • Evans [Weld County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Berthoud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evans<6>
    • Firestone [Weld County]
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      • Firestone [Weld County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Berthoud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Firestone have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firestone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Firestone<6>
    • Johnstown [Weld County]
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      • Johnstown [Weld County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Berthoud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,923 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
    • Frederick [Weld County]
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      • Frederick [Weld County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Berthoud
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frederick have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<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 Berthoud. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Berthoud.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Berthoud. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Berthoud.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Berthoud ...

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

Adding Berthoud to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Berthoud 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 Berthoud was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Berthoud in the The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Berthoud on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Berthoud: www.ci.berthoud.org/

The official website for Larimer County: www.co.larimer.co.us/

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 Larimer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Berthoud.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Berthoud - 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 town (such as Berthoud). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Berthoud 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Berthoud) 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 Berthoud. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BerthoudOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berthoud. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3089, Longitude: -105.0818    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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