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Welcome to Jamestown ...

The town of Jamestown is located in Boulder County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Jamestown has a population of 273 people<1> (see below for details).

Jamestown was incorporated June 22, 1883.

The community of Jamestown is 7,080 feet [2,158 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Jamestown is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Jamestown: (303) & (720)<3>

The ZIP code for Jamestown: 80455<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jamestown had a population of 274 people. This makes Jamestown the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 274 people, the population of Jamestown increased 33.66% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 205 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Jamestown had an population of 273 people. This is a decrease of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jamestown ...

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

Community   2016
Boulder   [Map]   108,090   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Erie   [Map]   22,803   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Estes Park   [Map]   6,362   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   28,261   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Longmont   [Map]   92,858   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Louisville   [Map]   20,801   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jamestown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 68 communities that are also named Jamestown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Jamestown. 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 Jamestown. 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 Jamestown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jamestown ...

Looking for more information about Jamestown? 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 Jamestown, 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 Jamestown.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Jamestown. 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
 RV PartsCemeteries
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 Jamestown.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jamestown - 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 Jamestown.

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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 Jamestown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jamestown 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Jamestown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jamestown) 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 Jamestown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jamestown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jamestown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1172, Longitude: -105.3913     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jamestown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Jamestown.