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Welcome to Georgetown ...

The town of Georgetown is located in Clear Creek County and is the County Seat for Clear Creek County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Georgetown has a population of 1,060 people<1> (see below for details).

Georgetown was incorporated January 10, 1868.

The community of Georgetown is 8,480 feet [2,585 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Georgetown is about 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Georgetown: (303) & (720)<3>

The ZIP code for Georgetown: 80444<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Georgetown had a population of 1,034 people (or 11.38% of the total population of Clear Creek County). This makes Georgetown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Georgetown represents 0.02% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,034 people, the population of Georgetown decreased 4.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,088 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Georgetown had an population of 1,060 people. This is an increase of 2.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Georgetown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Georgetown and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2016
Black Hawk   [Map]   127   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Central City   [Map]   733   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dillon   [Map]   961   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fraser   [Map]   1,252   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Idaho Springs   [Map]   1,746   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Montezuma   [Map]   68   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Georgetown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 109 communities that are also named Georgetown - they are located in Alabama (5), Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas (3), California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), North Carolina (6), Ohio (9), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Georgetown. 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 Georgetown. 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 Georgetown. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

Websites for Georgetown ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Georgetown ...

Looking for more information about Georgetown? 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 Georgetown, 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 Georgetown.

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) Georgetown. 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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 Georgetown.

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

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<3>Area code (720) is an overlay for area code (303). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Georgetown.

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<4>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 Georgetown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Georgetown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Georgetown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Georgetown) 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 Georgetown. 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 Georgetown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Georgetown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7109, Longitude: -105.6949     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Georgetown.