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Science In Your Backyard: Colorado


  • Director Southwest Region

    U.S. Geological Survey
    P.O. Box 25046, MS 910
    Denver, CO 80225
    voice: 303-236-5438

  • USGS Central Region Offices, Main Switchboard

    Denver Federal Center
    West 6th Ave. & Kipling St.
    DFC Bldg. 810
    Lakewood, CO 80225
    Phone: (303) 236-5900
    Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mountain Time

  • Colorado Water Science Center
    Bldg. 53, Denver Federal Center
    Mail Stop 415, Box 25046 Lakewood, CO 80225-0046
    Phone:(303) 236-6901
    Fax: (303) 236-4912
    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mountain Time

  • Fort Collins Science Center

    2150 Centre Avenue, Bldg C
    Fort Collins, CO 80526-8118
    Phone: (970) 226-9100
    Fax: (970) 226-9230

  • National Map Liaison for Colorado and New Mexico

    U.S. Geological Survey
    Box 25046, Denver Federal Center
    Denver, CO 80225
    Phone: (303) 236-5436

  • Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

    Colorado State University
    201 Wager Building
    1484 Campus Delivery
    Ft. Collins, CO 80523-1484
    Phone: 970-491-5396
    Fax: 970-491-1413

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Colorado State Facts

Image of Colorado with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Denver(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 103,718 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 5,029,196
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Elbert at 14,433 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Lake
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Arikaree River at 3,315 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Yuma
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Park County approx. 30 miles northwest of Pikes Peak
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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