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Welcome to Vallecito ...

Vallecito is located in La Plata County.

Vallecito is 7,580 feet [2,310 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Vallecito is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Vallecito lies within the (970) area code.

Communities near Vallecito ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Allison   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Arboles   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bayfield   [Map]   2,687   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chimney Rock   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Durango   [Map]   18,465   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fort Lewis - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Vallecito.

Communities Also Named Vallecito ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Vallecito - they are located in California (2) and New Mexico.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vallecito. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vallecito. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vallecito.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Vallecito:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vallecito ...

Looking for more information about Vallecito? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Vallecito, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vallecito.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vallecito. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: www.colorado.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vallecito - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Vallecito. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vallecito) 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 Vallecito. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vallecito

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vallecito. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3795, Longitude: -107.5819     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vallecito.

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