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Welcome to Horsetooth Heights ...

Horsetooth Heights is located in Larimer County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Horsetooth Heights: Horsetooth Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Horsetooth Heights is 5,500 feet [1,676 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Horsetooth Heights is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Horsetooth Heights: (970)

Communities near Horsetooth Heights ...

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

  • Fort Collins [Larimer County]
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    • Fort Collins [Larimer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Horsetooth Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 168,234 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Collins<4>
  • Loveland [Larimer County]
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    • Loveland [Larimer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Horsetooth Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loveland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loveland<4>
  • Windsor [Weld County]
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    • Windsor [Weld County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Horsetooth Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Windsor:
    • New Liberty
    • New Windsor
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<4>
  • Johnstown [Weld County]
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    • Johnstown [Weld County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Horsetooth Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,923 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Berthoud [Larimer County]
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      • Berthoud [Larimer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Horsetooth Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,806 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berthoud<4>
    • Wellington [Larimer County]
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      • Wellington [Larimer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Horsetooth Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington<4>
    • Severance [Weld County]
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      • Severance [Weld County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Horsetooth Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Severance have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Severance<4>
    • Mead [Weld County]
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      • Mead [Weld County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Horsetooth Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,003 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mead<4>
    • Timnath [Larimer County]
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      • Timnath [Larimer County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Horsetooth Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,193 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timnath have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timnath
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timnath<4>
    • Bellvue [Larimer 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 Horsetooth Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Horsetooth Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Horsetooth Heights ...

Looking for more information about Horsetooth Heights? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Horsetooth Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Horsetooth Heights.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Larimer County: www.co.larimer.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 Larimer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Horsetooth Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Horsetooth Heights) 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 Horsetooth Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Horsetooth HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Horsetooth Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5050, Longitude: -105.1512    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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