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Grover, Colorado

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Welcome to Grover ...

The town of Grover is located in Weld County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grover has a population of 163 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Grover, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated October 6, 1916.

Grover is 5,070 feet [1,545 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Grover is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Grover: (970)

The ZIP code for Grover: 80729<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grover had an population of 163 people. This is an increase of 18.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grover had a population of 137 people. This makes Grover the county's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 137 people, the population of Grover decreased 10.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 153 people).

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

Communities Also Named Grover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Grover - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Grover ...

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

  • Keota [Weld County]
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    • Keota [Weld County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Grover
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  • Sligo [Weld County] - Historic
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    • Sligo [Weld County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Grover
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Sligo. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>
  • Hereford [Weld County]
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    • Hereford [Weld County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Grover
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hereford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hereford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hereford<8>
  • Carpenter [Laramie County]
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    • Briggsdale [Weld County]
    • Egbert [Laramie County]
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      • Egbert [Laramie County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the north of Grover
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egbert
    • Pine Bluffs [Laramie County]
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      • Pine Bluffs [Laramie County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the north of Grover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,163 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Bluffs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Bluffs<8>
    • Burns [Laramie County]
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      • Burns [Laramie County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the north of Grover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 316 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burns
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burns<8>
    • Raymer [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymer
      • Raymer [Weld County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<6> to the southeast of Grover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Raymer has also been known as:
      • New Raymer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymer<8>
    • Hillsdale [Laramie County]

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 Grover. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grover.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grover. See our Newspapers Page for Grover.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grover ...

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

Adding Grover to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Grover on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Colorado

About Weld County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grover. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Grover.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grover - 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 town (such as Grover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grover 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grover) 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 Grover. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GroverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8699, Longitude: -104.2267       In this case, the coordinates for Grover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<8>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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