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Welcome to Big Elk Meadows ...

Big Elk Meadows is primarily located in Larimer County<1>. A portion of Big Elk Meadows extends into Boulder County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Big Elk Meadows: Big Elk Mdws.

Big Elk Meadows is 7,510 feet [2,289 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Big Elk Meadows is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Big Elk Meadows: (303) and (720)<4>

Communities near Big Elk Meadows ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Big Elk Meadows.

  • Boulder [Boulder County]
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    • Boulder [Boulder County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Big Elk Meadows
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 107,645 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boulder<6>
  • Longmont [Boulder County]
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    • Longmont [Boulder County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Big Elk Meadows
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,445 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longmont<6>
  • Berthoud [Larimer County]
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    • Berthoud [Larimer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Big Elk Meadows
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,806 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berthoud<6>
  • Estes Park [Larimer County]
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    • Estes Park [Larimer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Big Elk Meadows
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,553 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estes Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estes Park<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lyons [Boulder County]
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      • Lyons [Boulder County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Big Elk Meadows
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,058 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<6>
    • Jamestown [Boulder County]
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      • Jamestown [Boulder County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Big Elk Meadows
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
    • Ward [Boulder County]
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      • Ward [Boulder County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Big Elk Meadows
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ward have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ward<6>
    • Allenspark [Boulder County]
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      • Allenspark [Boulder County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Big Elk Meadows
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allenspark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allenspark<6>
    • Noland [Boulder County]
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      • Noland [Boulder County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Big Elk Meadows
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Drake [Larimer County]
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      • Drake [Larimer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Big Elk Meadows
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drake<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 Big Elk Meadows. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Elk Meadows.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Elk Meadows ...

Looking for more information about Big Elk Meadows? 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 Big Elk Meadows, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Elk Meadows.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>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 Big Elk Meadows - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (720) is an overlay for area code (303).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Elk Meadows) 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 Big Elk Meadows. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big Elk MeadowsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Elk Meadows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2619, Longitude: -105.4303       In this case, the coordinates for Big Elk Meadows 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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