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Welcome to Evans ...

The city of Evans is located in Weld County<1>.

The location of Evans has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Evans has a population of 22,807 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Evans, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated November 15, 1885.

Evans is 4,660 feet [1,420 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Evans is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Evans: (970)

The ZIP code for Evans: 80620<5>

Websites for Evans ...

Official Website: www.cityofevans.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Evans had an population of 22,807 people. This is an increase of 23.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 139.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Evans had a population of 18,537 people (which is 7.33% of the total population of Weld County). This makes Evans the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Evans represents 0.37% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,537 people, the population of Evans increased 94.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,514 people).

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

Communities Also Named Evans ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Evans - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas (2), Utah, Washington (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Evans ...

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

  • Loveland [Larimer County]
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    • Loveland [Larimer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Evans
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loveland<7>
  • Windsor [Weld County]
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    • Windsor [Weld County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Evans
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Windsor:
    • New Liberty
    • New Windsor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<7>
  • Firestone [Weld County]
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    • Firestone [Weld County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Evans
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,298 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Firestone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firestone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Firestone<7>
  • Johnstown [Weld County]
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    • Johnstown [Weld County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Evans
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,923 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Berthoud [Larimer County]
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      • Berthoud [Larimer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Evans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,806 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berthoud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berthoud<7>
    • Milliken [Weld County]
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      • Milliken [Weld County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Evans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,688 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milliken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milliken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milliken<7>
    • Fort Lupton [Weld County]
    • Severance [Weld County]
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      • Severance [Weld County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Evans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Severance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Severance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Severance<7>
    • Eaton [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eaton
      • Eaton [Weld County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Evans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,000 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eaton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eaton<7>
    • Mead [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mead
      • Mead [Weld County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Evans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,003 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mead<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 Evans. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Evans.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Evans. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Evans.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Evans ...

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

Adding Evans to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Evans

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Evans: www.cityofevans.org/

The official website for Weld County: www.co.weld.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 Weld, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Evans.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Evans - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Evans). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Evans 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Evans) 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 Evans. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EvansOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Evans. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3558, Longitude: -104.7405       In this case, the coordinates for Evans have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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