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Clark, Colorado
(Routt County)

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Welcome to Clark ...

Clark is located in Routt County<1>.

Clark is 7,260 feet [2,213 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Clark is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Clark lies within the (970) area code.

The ZIP code for Clark: 80428<3>

Communities Also Named Clark ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Colorado communities named Clark: This one is located in Routt County and the other is located in Weld County.

Beyond Colorado, there are 38 communities that are also named Clark - they are located in Alabama (3), Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia (2), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Clark ...

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

  • Steamboat Springs [Routt County]
  • Hahns Peak [Routt County]
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    • Hahns Peak [Routt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Clark
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  • Mad Creek [Routt County]
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    • Mad Creek [Routt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Clark
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  • Columbine [Routt County]
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    • Columbine [Routt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Clark
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    • Trull [Routt County] - Historic
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      • Trull [Routt County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Clark
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Trull. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
    • Milner [Routt County]
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      • Milner [Routt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Clark
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    • Sidney [Routt County]
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      • Sidney [Routt County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Clark
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    • Hayden [Routt County]
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      • Hayden [Routt County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southwest of Clark
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,977 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden<5>
    • Higho [Jackson County]
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      • Higho [Jackson County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the east of Clark
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Higho. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
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    • Coalmont [Jackson County]
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      • Coalmont [Jackson County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the east of Clark
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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 Clark. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clark.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clark ...

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

Adding Clark to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Colorado

About Routt County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Colorado's counties, including Routt, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clark - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Clark). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clark or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Clark) 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 Clark. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClarkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clark. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7068, Longitude: -106.9189    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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