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Ignacio, Colorado

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Welcome to Ignacio ...

The town of Ignacio is located in La Plata County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ignacio has a population of 725 people<1> (see below for details).

Ignacio was incorporated July 7, 1913.

The community of Ignacio is 6,540 feet [1,993 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ignacio is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Ignacio is located in the (970) area code.

The ZIP code for Ignacio: 81137<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ignacio had a population of 697 people. This makes Ignacio the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ignacio represents 0.01% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 171st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 697 people, the population of Ignacio increased 4.19% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 669 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ignacio had an population of 725 people. This is an increase of 4.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ignacio ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Allison   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arboles   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bayfield   [Map]   2,628   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chimney Rock   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Durango   [Map]   18,503   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fort Lewis - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ignacio ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ignacio - it's located in California.

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

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 Ignacio. 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 Ignacio. 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 Ignacio. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

Websites for Ignacio ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ignacio ...

Looking for more information about Ignacio? 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 Ignacio, 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 Ignacio.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Ignacio. 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
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Colorado

About La Plata County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ignacio:

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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 Ignacio.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ignacio - 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 Ignacio). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ignacio 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 starting from Ignacio. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ignacio) 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 Ignacio. 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 Ignacio

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ignacio. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1208, Longitude: -107.6416     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ignacio 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 Ignacio.