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Welcome to Lyons ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lyons has a population of 2,058 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Lyons, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated April 10, 1891.
Lyons is 5,340 feet [1,628 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Lyons is 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Lyons lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Lyons: (303) & (720)<4>
The ZIP code for Lyons: 80540<5>
Websites for Lyons ...
Official Website: www.townoflyons.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lyons had an population of 2,058 people. This is an increase of 1.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.84% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lyons had a population of 2,033 people. This makes Lyons the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Lyons represents 0.04% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 112nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,033 people, the population of Lyons increased 28.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,585 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lyons.
Communities Also Named Lyons ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Lyons - they are located in Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lyons.
Communities near Lyons ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lyons.
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 Lyons. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lyons.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lyons. 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 Lyons.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lyons. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lyons.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lyons ...
Looking for more information about Lyons? 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 Lyons, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lyons.
Adding Lyons to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lyons 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 Lyons was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lyons on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1939.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lyons on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lyons: www.townoflyons.com/
The official website for Boulder County: www.co.boulder.co.us/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022