Strasburg, Colorado

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Strasburg, Colorado
Strasburg, looking east along 15th Avenue.
Strasburg, looking east along 15th Avenue.
Location of the Strasburg CDP in Adams and Arapahoe County, Colorado.
Location of the Strasburg CDP in Adams and Arapahoe County, Colorado.
Strasburg is located in the United States
Strasburg
Strasburg
Location of the Strasburg CDP in the United States.
Coordinates: 39°43′05″N 104°19′10″W / 39.7180757°N 104.3194994°W / 39.7180757; -104.3194994 (Strasburg CDP, Colorado)Coordinates: 39°43′05″N 104°19′10″W / 39.7180757°N 104.3194994°W / 39.7180757; -104.3194994 (Strasburg CDP, Colorado)[1]
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyAdams and Arapahoe
Government
 • Typeunincorporated town
Area
 • Total20.830 sq mi (53.949 km2)
 • Land20.805 sq mi (53.885 km2)
 • Water0.025 sq mi (0.064 km2)
Elevation5,420 ft (1,652 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,447
 • Density118/sq mi (45/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code[3]
80136
Area codes303 & 720
GNIS feature[2]Strasburg CDP

Strasburg is an unincorporated town, a post office, and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Adams and Arapahoe counties, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Strasburg post office has the ZIP Code 80136.[3] At the United States Census 2010, the population of the Strasburg CDP was 2,447, while the population of the 80136 ZIP Code Tabulation Area was 4834 including adjacent communities.[4]

History[edit]

A post office called Strasburg has been in operation since 1908.[5] The community was named after John Strasburg, a railroad official.[6] The town is built next to the Comanche Crossing of the Kansas Pacific Railroad.

Geography[edit]

The Strasburg CDP has an area of 13,331 acres (53.949 km2), including 16 acres (0.064 km2) of water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Strasburg CDP for the United States Census 2000.

Strasburg CDP, Colorado
YearPop.±%
20001,402—    
20102,447+74.5%
2020—    
Source: United States Census Bureau

Education[edit]

The Strasburg School District 31J serves Strasburg.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "State of Colorado Census Designated Places - BAS20 - Data as of January 1, 2020". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "U.S. Board on Geographic Names: Domestic Names". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Look Up a ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
  4. ^ "2010: DEC Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 20, 2020.
  5. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  6. ^ Dawson, John Frank. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 48.

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