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Welcome to Milliken ...

The town of Milliken is located in Weld County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milliken has a population of 8,408 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Milliken, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated October 1, 1910.

Milliken is 4,810 feet [1,466 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Milliken is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Milliken: (970)

The ZIP code for Milliken: 80543<5>

Websites for Milliken ...

Official Website: www.town.milliken.co.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milliken had an population of 8,408 people. This is an increase of 49.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 191.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milliken had a population of 5,610 people. This makes Milliken the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Milliken represents 0.11% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,610 people, the population of Milliken increased 94.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,888 people).

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

Communities Also Named Milliken ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Milliken - they are located in Illinois, Michigan, Ontario and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Milliken ...

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

  • Greeley [Weld County]
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    • Greeley [Weld County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Milliken
    • 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]
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    • Longmont [Boulder County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Milliken
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longmont<7>
  • Loveland [Larimer County]
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    • Loveland [Larimer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Milliken
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loveland<7>
  • Windsor [Weld County]
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    • Windsor [Weld County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Milliken
    • 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
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Evans [Weld County]
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      • Evans [Weld County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Milliken
      • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Milliken
      • 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>
    • Frederick [Weld County]
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      • Frederick [Weld County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Milliken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frederick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<7>
    • Berthoud [Larimer County]
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      • Berthoud [Larimer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Milliken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,806 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berthoud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berthoud<7>
    • Fort Lupton [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Lupton
      • Fort Lupton [Weld County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Milliken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Lupton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Lupton<7>
    • Severance [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Severance
      • Severance [Weld County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Milliken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Severance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Severance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Severance<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 Milliken. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milliken.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milliken. See our Newspapers Page for Milliken.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milliken ...

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

Adding Milliken to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Milliken 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 Milliken was

We also found Milliken

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Milliken: www.town.milliken.co.us/

The official website for Weld County: www.co.weld.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 Weld, 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 Milliken.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milliken - 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 town (such as Milliken). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milliken or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Milliken) 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 Milliken. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MillikenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milliken. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3114, Longitude: -104.8565       In this case, the coordinates for Milliken 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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