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Welcome to Leadville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Leadville has a population of 2,803 people<2> (see below for details).
Leadville was established in 1877 and was incorporated February 18, 1878.
The community of Leadville is 10,100 feet [3,078 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Leadville is about 2 miles [or ~3 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Leadville lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Leadville: (719)
The ZIP code for Leadville: 80461<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leadville had an population of 2,803 people. This is an increase of 7.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.64% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Leadville had a population of 2,602 people (or 35.6% of the total population of Lake County). This makes Leadville the county's most populous community.
The population of Leadville represents 0.05% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,602 people, the population of Leadville decreased 7.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,821 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Leadville.
Communities Also Named Leadville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Leadville - they are located in Idaho, Montana, Nevada (2) and Quebec.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Leadville.
Communities near Leadville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Leadville.
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 Leadville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Leadville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leadville. 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 Leadville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leadville. Our list includes 31 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Leadville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leadville ...
Looking for more information about Leadville? 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 Leadville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Leadville.
Adding Leadville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Leadville 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 Leadville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Leadville on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1939.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Leadville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 15 Aug 2022