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The location of Jamestown









Welcome to Jamestown ...

The town of Jamestown is located in Boulder County.

The location of Jamestown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Jamestown has a population of 269 people<2> (see below for details).

Jamestown was incorporated June 22, 1883.

The community of Jamestown is 7,080 feet [2,158 m] above sea level.<3> 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)<4>

The ZIP code for Jamestown: 80455<5>

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 (with a count of 205 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jamestown had an population of 269 people. This is a decrease of 1.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jamestown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Boulder   [Map]   107,125   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Erie   [Map]   24,234   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Estes Park   [Map]   6,339   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   28,328   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Longmont   [Map]   94,341   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Louisville   [Map]   21,128   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jamestown. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Jamestown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jamestown.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Boulder County: www.co.boulder.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: www.colorado.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (720) is an overlay for area code (303).

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<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 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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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jamestown) 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 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 we use 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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