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Welcome to Bulger ...

Bulger is located in Larimer County<1>.

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

Bulger is 5,490 feet [1,673 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Bulger is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Bulger lies within the (970) area code.

Adding Bulger to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bulger 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 Bulger was on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Communities Also Named Bulger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bulger - they are located in Arkansas, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Bulger ...

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

  • Fort Collins [Larimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Collins
    • Fort Collins [Larimer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Bulger
    • 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<5>
  • Wellington [Larimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellington
    • Wellington [Larimer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Bulger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,620 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington<5>
  • Severance [Weld County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Severance
    • Severance [Weld County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Bulger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,634 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Severance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Severance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Severance<5>
  • Timnath [Larimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timnath
    • Timnath [Larimer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Bulger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,193 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timnath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timnath
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timnath<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ault [Weld County]
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      • Ault [Weld County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Bulger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ault
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ault<5>
    • Pierce [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierce
      • Pierce [Weld County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Bulger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 938 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pierce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pierce<5>
    • Nunn [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nunn
      • Nunn [Weld County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Bulger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nunn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nunn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nunn<5>
    • Waverly [Larimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly [Larimer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Bulger
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Carr [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carr
      • Carr [Weld County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Bulger
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carr
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carr<5>
    • Livermore [Larimer County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bulger ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Colorado

About Larimer County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bulger. 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 Bulger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bulger) 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 Bulger. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BulgerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bulger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7936, Longitude: -104.9825       In this case, the coordinates for Bulger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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