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Welcome to Loveland ...

The city of Loveland is located in Larimer County<1>.

The location of Loveland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Loveland has a population of 83,168 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Loveland, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated April 30, 1881.

Loveland is 4,990 feet [1,521 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Loveland is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Loveland: (970)

The ZIP codes for Loveland: 80537-80539<5>

Websites for Loveland ...

Official Website: www.ci.loveland.co.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Loveland had an population of 83,168 people. This is an increase of 24.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 64.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Loveland had a population of 66,859 people (or 22.31% of the total population of Larimer County). This makes Loveland the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Loveland represents 1.33% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 66,859 people, the population of Loveland increased 32.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 50,608 people).

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

Communities Also Named Loveland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Loveland - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Tennessee and Washington.

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

Communities near Loveland ...

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

  • Fort Collins [Larimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Collins
    • Fort Collins [Larimer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Loveland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 168,234 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Collins<7>
  • Greeley [Weld County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greeley
    • Greeley [Weld County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Loveland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 108,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greeley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greeley<7>
  • Longmont [Boulder County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longmont
    • Longmont [Boulder County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Loveland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longmont<7>
  • Windsor [Weld County]
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    • Windsor [Weld County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Loveland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Windsor:
    • New Liberty
    • New Windsor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Evans [Weld County]
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      • Evans [Weld County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Loveland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evans<7>
    • Firestone [Weld County]
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      • Firestone [Weld County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Loveland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Firestone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firestone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Firestone<7>
    • Johnstown [Weld County]
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      • Johnstown [Weld County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Loveland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,923 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<7>
    • Berthoud [Larimer County]
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      • Berthoud [Larimer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Loveland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,806 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berthoud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berthoud<7>
    • Wellington [Larimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellington
      • Wellington [Larimer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Loveland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington<7>
    • Milliken [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milliken
      • Milliken [Weld County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Loveland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,688 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milliken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milliken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milliken<7>

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 Loveland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Loveland.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Loveland. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Loveland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loveland ...

Looking for more information about Loveland? 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 Loveland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Loveland.

Adding Loveland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Loveland 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 Loveland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Loveland on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Loveland: www.ci.loveland.co.us/

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 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Loveland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loveland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Loveland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Loveland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Loveland includes: 80537, 80538 & 80539.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Loveland) 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 Loveland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LovelandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loveland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4178, Longitude: -105.0620       In this case, the coordinates for Loveland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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