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Welcome to Chacra ...

Chacra is located in Garfield County<1>.

Chacra is 5,630 feet [1,716 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Chacra is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Chacra: (970)

Communities near Chacra ...

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

  • Glenwood Springs [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood Springs
    • Glenwood Springs [Garfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Chacra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,222 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood Springs<4>
  • Rifle [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rifle
    • Rifle [Garfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Chacra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,775 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rifle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rifle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rifle<4>
  • Carbondale [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale [Garfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Chacra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,729 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<4>
  • New Castle [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
    • New Castle [Garfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Chacra
    • 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<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Silt [Garfield County]
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      • Silt [Garfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Chacra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silt<4>
    • Carbonate [Garfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbonate
      • Carbonate [Garfield County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Chacra
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbonate have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • El Jebel [Eagle County]
    • Basalt [Eagle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basalt
      • Basalt [Eagle County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Chacra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,183 people
      • Former names for Basalt:
      • Aspen Junction
      • Fryingpan Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basalt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basalt<4>
    • Gypsum [Eagle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gypsum
      • Gypsum [Eagle County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the east of Chacra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gypsum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gypsum<4>
    • Redstone [Pitkin 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 Chacra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chacra.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chacra ...

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

Adding Chacra to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chacra. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Chacra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Chacra) 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 Chacra. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChacraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chacra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5793, Longitude: -107.4463    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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