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Welcome to Severance ...

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

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.

  • Fort Collins [Larimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Collins
    • Fort Collins [Larimer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Severance
    • 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]
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    • Greeley [Weld County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Severance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 108,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greeley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greeley<7>
  • Loveland [Larimer County]
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    • Loveland [Larimer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Severance
    • 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 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Severance
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Severance
      • 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>
    • Johnstown [Weld County]
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      • Johnstown [Weld County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Severance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,923 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<7>
    • Berthoud [Larimer County]
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      • Berthoud [Larimer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Severance
      • 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]
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      • Wellington [Larimer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Severance
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Severance
      • 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>
    • Eaton [Weld County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eaton
      • Eaton [Weld County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Severance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,000 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eaton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eaton<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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Colorado

About Weld County

About Colorado

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/

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 Severance.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Severance - 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 Severance). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Severance 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Severance) 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 Severance. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SeveranceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Severance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5418, Longitude: -104.8699       In this case, the coordinates for Severance 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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