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Welcome to Ouray ...
Ouray is 4,670 feet [1,423 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Ouray is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Ouray lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ouray is within the (435) area code.
Communities Also Named Ouray ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ouray - it's located in Colorado.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ouray.
Communities near Ouray ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ouray.
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 Ouray. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ouray.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ouray. 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 Ouray.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ouray. See our Newspapers Page for Ouray.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ouray ...
Looking for more information about Ouray? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ouray, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ouray.
Adding Ouray to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ouray 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 Ouray was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ouray on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1900.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ouray on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ouray. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Uintah County: www.co.uintah.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022