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Fraser, Colorado

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Welcome to Fraser ...

The town of Fraser is located in Grand County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fraser has a population of 1,276 people<1> (see below for details).

Fraser was incorporated June 15, 1953.

The community of Fraser is 8,790 feet [2,679 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Fraser is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.

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

Fraser is located in the (970) area code.

The ZIP code for Fraser: 80442<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fraser had a population of 1,224 people (or 8.25% of the total population of Grand County). This makes Fraser the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fraser represents 0.02% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,224 people, the population of Fraser increased 34.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 910 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fraser had an population of 1,276 people. This is an increase of 4.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fraser ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fraser and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Black Hawk   [Map]   127   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Central City   [Map]   736   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Empire   [Map]   301   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   1,072   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Granby   [Map]   2,074   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hot Sulphur Springs   [Map]   708   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fraser.

Communities Also Named Fraser ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Fraser - they are located in British Columbia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2) and Ontario (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fraser. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fraser. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fraser.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fraser:

Websites for Fraser ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fraser ...

Looking for more information about Fraser? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fraser, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fraser.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Fraser. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fraser.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fraser - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 town (such as Fraser). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fraser or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Fraser. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fraser) 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 Fraser. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fraser

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fraser. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9292, Longitude: -105.8046     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fraser have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fraser.


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