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The population of Elizabeth is approximately 1,516 (2002), 1358 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 312 (1990), 489 (2010).

The amount of land area in Elizabeth is 1.388 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Elizabeth is 1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Elizabeth to Washington DC is 1564 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 32 miles. (as the crow flies)
Elizabeth is positioned 39.36 degrees north of the equator and 104.59 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Elizabeth elevation is 6,448 feet above sea level.
Elizabeth median income is $49,596 (2000).

The Elizabeth median home price is $145,600 (2000).

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Elizabeth location: in central Colorado. Nearby communities include Aurora, Elbert, Franktown, Kiowa, Parker, Castle Rock and Denver.

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Climate & Weather

Elizabeth average annual precipitation is 18.4 inches per year.
Elizabeth average annual snowfall is 42.1 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 29.3 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 45.4 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 70.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 49.5 degrees F.

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Elizabeth history:
Elizabeth started out as Webber Sawmill. As the Denver & New Orleans Railroad came into the area, the town boomed. Elizabeth was named for Elizabeth Ray Kimbark Hubbard, who was the sister-in-law of Governor John Evans. It is said she was on the first train of the Denver New Orleans Railroad to reach Elizabeth in 1880. The plat was filed on June 19, 1882, but the incorporation did not take place until 1890 when the population made it to 200 residents.
The founding of Elizabeth: 1882
The incorporation date of Elizabeth: 1890

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Elizabeth attractions:

The Elizabeth Stampede
Held here each June.

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