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Welcome to Severance ...
The location of Severance has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Severance has a population of 6,436 people<3> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Severance, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated November 20, 1920.
Severance is 4,940 feet [1,506 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Severance is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Severance lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Severance: (970)
The ZIP code for Severance: 80546<5>
Websites for Severance ...
Official Website: www.townofseverance.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Severance had an population of 6,436 people. This is an increase of 103.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 978.06% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Severance had a population of 3,165 people. This makes Severance the county's 14th most populous community.
The population of Severance represents 0.06% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,165 people, the population of Severance increased 430.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 597 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Severance.
Communities Also Named Severance ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Severance - they are located in Kansas, New Hampshire and New York (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Severance.
Communities near Severance ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Severance.
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 Severance. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Severance.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Severance. 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 Severance.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Severance. See our Newspapers Page for Severance.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Severance ...
Looking for more information about Severance? 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 Severance, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Severance.
Adding Severance to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Severance 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 Severance was on a map titled Map of Colorado (from Rand McNally, 1947).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Severance on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Severance: www.townofseverance.org/
The official website for Weld County: www.co.weld.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