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Welcome to Eaton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Eaton has a population of 5,852 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Eaton, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated December 5, 1892.
Eaton is 4,820 feet [1,469 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Eaton is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Eaton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Eaton: (970)
The ZIP code for Eaton: 80615<4>
Websites for Eaton ...
Official Website: www.eatonco.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eaton had an population of 5,852 people. This is an increase of 34.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 117.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Eaton had a population of 4,365 people. This makes Eaton the county's 11th most populous community.
The population of Eaton represents 0.09% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,365 people, the population of Eaton increased 62.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,690 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Eaton.
Communities Also Named Eaton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Eaton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Maine, Michigan (2), New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Quebec, Tennessee (2), Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Eaton.
Communities near Eaton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Eaton.
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 Eaton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eaton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eaton. 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 Eaton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eaton. See our Newspapers Page for Eaton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eaton ...
Looking for more information about Eaton? 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 Eaton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Eaton.
Adding Eaton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Eaton 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 Eaton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Eaton
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eaton on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Eaton: www.eatonco.org/
The official website for Weld County: www.co.weld.co.us/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022