Larimer County, Colorado
Larimer County is one of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 299,630. The county seat and most populous city is Fort Collins. The county was named for William Larimer, Jr., the founder of Denver.
|Founded||November 1, 1861|
|Named for||William Larimer, Jr.|
|Largest city||Fort Collins|
|• Total||2,634 sq mi (6,820 km2)|
|• Land||2,596 sq mi (6,720 km2)|
|• Water||38 sq mi (100 km2) 1.4%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||133/sq mi (51/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Mountain)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
Larimer County was founded in 1861.
- Estes Park
- Johnstown (partially in Larimer and partially in Weld county)
- Windsor (partially in Larimer and partially in Weld County)
- Old Roach
- Virginia Dale
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved June 8, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 181.
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