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Welcome to Greeley ...

The city of Greeley is located in Weld County<1> and is the County Seat for Weld County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Greeley has a population of 107,609 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Greeley is 4,860 feet [1,481 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Greeley is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Greeley: (970)

The ZIP codes for Greeley: 80631-80634, 80638-80639<4>

Websites for Greeley ...

Official Website:   www.ci.greeley.co.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.greeleychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greeley had an population of 107,609 people. This is an increase of 15.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greeley had a population of 92,889 people (which is 36.74% of the total population of Weld County). This makes Greeley the county's most populous community.

The population of Greeley represents 1.85% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 92,889 people, the population of Greeley increased 20.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 76,930 people).

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

Communities Also Named Greeley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Greeley - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Greeley ...

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

  • Loveland [Larimer County]
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    • Loveland [Larimer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Greeley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loveland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Greeley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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>
  • Johnstown [Weld County]
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    • Johnstown [Weld County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Greeley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,923 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<7>
  • Berthoud [Larimer County]
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    • Berthoud [Larimer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Greeley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,806 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berthoud
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berthoud<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milliken [Weld County]
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      • Milliken [Weld County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Greeley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,688 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milliken have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milliken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milliken<7>
    • Severance [Weld County]
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      • Severance [Weld County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Greeley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Severance have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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]
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      • Eaton [Weld County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Greeley
      • 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]
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      • Mead [Weld County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Greeley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,003 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mead<7>
    • Timnath [Larimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timnath
      • Timnath [Larimer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Greeley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,193 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timnath have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timnath
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timnath<7>
    • Platteville [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Platteville
      • Platteville [Weld County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Greeley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,000 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Platteville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Platteville<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 Greeley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greeley.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greeley. Our list includes 29 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Greeley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greeley ...

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

Adding Greeley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Greeley

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Weld County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greeley: www.ci.greeley.co.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greeley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greeley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Greeley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greeley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Greeley includes: 80631, 80632, 80633, 80638 & 80639.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greeley) 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 Greeley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GreeleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greeley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4227, Longitude: -104.7352    
<6>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.
<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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