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Welcome to Campo ...

The town of Campo is located in Baca County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Campo has a population of 104 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Campo, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated March 6, 1950.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Campo: Spanish for 'field'.

Campo is 4,340 feet [1,323 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Campo is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel south from Campo (for example, toward Boise City (OK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Campo is within the (719) area code.

The ZIP code for Campo: 81029<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Campo had an population of 104 people. This is a decrease of 4.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Campo had a population of 109 people. This makes Campo the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 109 people, the population of Campo decreased 27.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 150 people).

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

Communities Also Named Campo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Campo - they are located in Arizona and California.

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

Communities near Campo ...

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

  • Vilas [Baca County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vilas
    • Vilas [Baca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Campo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vilas have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vilas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vilas<7>
  • Springfield [Baca County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield [Baca County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Campo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,364 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<7>
  • Pritchett [Baca County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pritchett
    • Pritchett [Baca County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the northwest of Campo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pritchett have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pritchett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pritchett<7>
  • Stonington [Baca County]
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    • Walsh [Baca County]
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      • Walsh [Baca County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Campo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walsh have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walsh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walsh<7>
    • Kenton [Cimarron County]
    • Boise City [Cimarron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boise City
      • Boise City [Cimarron County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the south of Campo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,087 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boise City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boise City<7>
    • Keyes [Cimarron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keyes
      • Keyes [Cimarron County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Campo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keyes have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keyes<7>
    • Two Buttes [Baca County]
    • Elkhart [Morton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhart
      • Elkhart [Morton County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<5> to the east of Campo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,727 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhart have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Elkhart:
      • Sid
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhart<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Campo ...

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

Adding Campo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Campo 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 Campo was in the The Origin of Certain Place Names.

We also found Campo on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Colorado (1947).

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

Mentions & References for Campo

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About Baca County

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

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 Baca, 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 Campo.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Campo - 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 Campo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Campo 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' (or 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- Campo) 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 Campo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CampoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Campo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1051, Longitude: -102.5791    
<6>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.
<7>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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