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Jefferson County, Colorado


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Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Morrison is approximately 407 (2006), 428 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 136 (2000), 136 (2010).
The amount of land area in Morrison is 2.958 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Morrison is 2.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Morrison to Washington DC is 1598 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 19 miles. (as the crow flies)
Morrison is positioned 39.65 degrees north of the equator and 105.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Morrison elevation is 5,764 feet above sea level.
Morrison median income is $ 56,800 (2005).
The Morrison median home price is $ 373,300 (2005).


in central Colorado about seven miles from Lakewood and about 16 miles from Denver. Other nearby communities include Indian Hills, West Pleasant View, East Pleasant View, Genesee, Golden, Applewood and Kittredge.
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History & History Related Items

Major fossils were discovered here in 1877 with many examples on display in the Morrison Natural History Museum.

Learn more about history in Morrison.
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The founding of Morrison


The incorporation of Morrison

29 January 1906


Dinosaur Ridge - Learn about Colorado Dinosaurs
located along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, near Morrison, Colorado and is only 15 miles west of downtown Denver.
Phone: 303-697-3466

See photographs of Morrison on this page.

Morrison Natural History Museum
501 Colorado 8
Morrison, CO 80465
Phone: 303-697-1873
Exploring the deep past since 1989

Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Many concerts are given in this open air amphitheatre located in Red Rocks Park west of Denver.

Morrison Heritage Museum
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Morrison City Government

Town of Morrison
321 Highway 8
Morrison, CO 80465
Phone: (303) 697-8749
Morrison Police Department
Highway 8
Morrison, Colorado

Morrison Chamber

The West Chamber - Serving Jefferson County
1667 Cole Blvd., Bldg 19, Suite 400
Lakewood, CO 80401
Phone: 303-233-5555

Morrison Organizations

The West Chamber - Serving Jefferson County
1667 Cole Blvd., Bldg 19, Suite 400
Lakewood, CO 80401
Phone: 303-233-5555 Morrison


The population of Morrison was:
1990 - 465
2000 - 430
2003 - 418
2005 - 410
2006 - 407

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 147
2000 - 136

Median age:
2000 - 58.3 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 53,438
2005 - $ 56,800

median house value:
2000 - $ 277,900
2005 - $ 373,300

Morrison is located in the Mountain Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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