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Welcome to Deer Trail ...

The town of Deer Trail is located in Arapahoe County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Deer Trail has a population of 738 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Deer Trail, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated February 3, 1920.

Deer Trail is 5,190 feet [1,582 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Deer Trail is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Deer Trail: (303) and (720)<4>

The ZIP code for Deer Trail: 80105<5>

Websites for Deer Trail ...

Official Website: www.deertrailcolorado.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Deer Trail had an population of 738 people. This is an increase of 35.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Deer Trail had a population of 546 people. This makes Deer Trail the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Deer Trail represents 0.01% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 546 people, the population of Deer Trail decreased 8.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 598 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Deer Trail.

Adding Deer Trail to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Deer Trail in the The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition).

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

Communities Also Named Deer Trail ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Deer Trail - it's located in Washington.

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

Communities near Deer Trail ...

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

  • Cabin Creek [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabin Creek
    • Cabin Creek [Adams County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Deer Trail
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cabin Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cabin Creek
  • Agate [Elbert County]
  • Byers [Arapahoe County]
  • Strasburg [Adams County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bennett [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennett
      • Bennett [Adams County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Deer Trail
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennett<8>
    • Shamrock [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shamrock
      • Shamrock [Adams County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Deer Trail
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shamrock have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamrock
    • Last Chance [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Last Chance
      • Last Chance [Washington County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the east of Deer Trail
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Last Chance
    • Hoyt [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoyt
      • Hoyt [Morgan County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the north of Deer Trail
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoyt
    • Kiowa [Elbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiowa
      • Kiowa [Elbert County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Deer Trail
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kiowa have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiowa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kiowa<8>
    • Comanche [Adams County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comanche
      • Comanche [Adams County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Deer Trail
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Comanche have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Deer Trail. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Deer Trail.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Deer Trail ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Colorado

About Arapahoe County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Deer Trail: www.deertrailcolorado.org/

The official website for Arapahoe County: www.co.arapahoe.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 Arapahoe, 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 Deer Trail.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Deer Trail - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (720) is an overlay for area code (303).
<5>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 Deer Trail). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Deer Trail or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Deer Trail) 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 Deer Trail. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Deer TrailOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deer Trail. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6147, Longitude: -104.0443    
<7>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.
<8>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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