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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Rio Grande County, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Rio Grande County, Colorado.

Area Features of Rio Grande County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport   (2) Chapman Field Airport   (3) Finley Airport Historical   (4) Leach Airport   (5) Mc Cullough Airport   (6) Monte Vista Municipal Airport   (7) Morning Shadows Ranch Airport   (8) Movie Manor Landing Area Historical   (9) Van Treese Airport  

Arch


(1) La Ventana  

Bridge


(1) Granger Bridge  

Building


(1) Center Emergency Medical Services   (2) Center Fire Department   (3) Center Police Department   (4) City Of Monte Vista Facilities Building   (5) Colorado State Patrol San Luis Valley Post   (6) Colorado State Veterans Center At Homelake   (7) Del Norte Community Ambulance   (8) Del Norte Emergency Medical Services   (9) Del Norte Fire Protection District - Del Norte Fire Department   (10) Del Norte Fire Protection District - South Fork Fire Department   (11) Del Norte Police Department   (12) Monte Vista Emergency Medical Services   (13) Monte Vista Fire Department   (14) Monte Vista Police Department   (15) Rio Grande County Jail   (16) Rio Grande Sheriff S Office   (17) South Fork Emergency Medical Services   (18) South Fork Police Department  

Canal


(1) Anaconda Ditch   (2) Anderson Ditch   (3) Atencio Ditch 2   (4) Berry Lateral   (5) Biedell Ditch Number 10   (6) Billings Ditch   (7) Bowen Drain   (8) Butler Irrigation Ditch   (9) Church Ditch   (10) Crow Drainage And Seepage Ditch   (11) Del Norte Town Ditch   (12) Farmers Union Canal   (13) Fish Ditch   (14) Getz Ditch   (15) Hiline Lateral   (16) Holland Ditch   (17) Home Ditch Number 1   (18) Independent Ditch 2   (19) Johnnie Smith Ditch Number 1   (20) Juan Trujillo Ditch   (21) Lateral Fortyseven   (22) Leyden Lateral   (23) Lower Centennial Ditch   (24) Mcdonald Ditch   (25) Mcintosh Arroyo Ditch   (26) Mclean Drain   (27) Meadow Ditch   (28) Midland Canal   (29) Minor Ditch   (30) Monte Vista Canal   (31) Monte Vista Lateral   (32) Montoya-mexican Ditch   (33) North Central Lateral   (34) North Lateral   (35) North Main Canal   (36) Park Green Ditch   (37) Parma Drain   (38) Prairie Ditch   (39) Raber Ditch   (40) Raney Ditch   (41) Resettlement Ditch   (42) Rio Grande And Lariat Canal   (43) Rio Grande And Piedra Valley Canal   (44) Rio Grande And San Luis Canal   (45) Rio Grande Canal   (46) Rio Grande Ditch 2   (47) Rio Grande Drain   (48) Rio Grande Lateral Number 1   (49) Rio Grande Lateral Number 5a   (50) Rio Grande Number 1   (51) Robison Seepage Ditch   (52) Robran Ditch   (53) Rocky Hill Seepage Overflow Ditch   (54) San Luis Valley Canal   (55) Sanderson Ditch   (56) Sheridan North Ditch   (57) Sheridan South Ditch   (58) Silva Ditch   (59) South Farm Meadow Ditch   (60) South Fork Highline Ditch   (61) Spruce Lawn Ditch   (62) Star Ditch   (63) Vano Ditch   (64) Yarnell Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Del Norte Cemetery   (2) Lariat Cemetery   (3) Monte Vista Cemetery   (4) Rock Creek Cemetery   (5) San Luis Valley Cemetery   (6) Speiser Cemetery   (7) Valdeses Cemetery  

Census


(1) Alpine Census Designated Place   (2) Gerrard Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) North Channel Rio Grande  

Church


(1) Bowen Community United Church   (2) Catholic Church   (3) Cavalry Baptist Church   (4) Chapel Of The South Fork   (5) Church Of Christ   (6) Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter - Day Saints   (7) Del Norte Baptist Fellowship   (8) Emmanuel Christian Academy   (9) First Baptist Church   (10) First Baptist Church Of Monte Vista   (11) First Christian Church   (12) Gateway Baptist Church   (13) Holy Family Mission   (14) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (15) Lariat Community Baptist Church   (16) New Hope Community Church   (17) New Life Fellowship   (18) Pioneer United Church   (19) Presbyterian Church - First Of Monte Vista   (20) Saint Francis Jerome Catholic Church   (21) Saint John Church   (22) Saint Joseph Catholic Church Monte Vista   (23) Saint Peters Lutheran Church   (24) Saint Stephen The Martyr Episcopal Church   (25) Sargent Community Church   (26) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (27) South Fork Church Of Christ   (28) The Feed Store Church   (29) United Methodist Church   (30) Valley Church Of The Nazarene  

Civil


(1) Center Division   (2) City Of Monte Vista   (3) Del Norte Division   (4) Monte Vista Division   (5) Rio Grande County   (6) Sargent Division   (7) Town Of Center   (8) Town Of Del Norte   (9) Town Of South Fork  

Cliff


(1) Rio Grande Palisades  

Dam


(1) Alberta Park Dam   (2) Beaver Park Dam   (3) Elk Creek Number 1 Dam   (4) Fuchs Dam   (5) Mccormick Number 1 Dam   (6) Metroz Park Lower Dam   (7) Metroz Park Upper Dam   (8) Mill Creek Dam   (9) Poage Dam   (10) Summitville Tailings Dam  

Falls


(1) Silver Falls  

Flat


(1) Alberta Park   (2) Big Park   (3) Blue Park   (4) Campo Molino   (5) Cat Creek Park   (6) Coal Mine Park   (7) Corral Park   (8) Deer Park   (9) Divide Park   (10) Double Cabins Park   (11) Dry Lake Flats   (12) Dyers Park   (13) Elk Park   (14) Fish Park   (15) Fivemile Park   (16) Goodrich Park   (17) Government Park   (18) Groundhog Park   (19) Horse Park   (20) Horseshoe Park   (21) Kelly Park   (22) La Garita Park   (23) Long Park   (24) Middle Park   (25) Model T Park   (26) Pond Park   (27) Pool Table Park   (28) Raton Park   (29) Raven Park   (30) Rock Creek Park   (31) Round Park   (32) Ruston Park   (33) Schinzel Flats   (34) Trail Park   (35) Tucker Park   (36) Upper Beaver Meadow   (37) Viers Park   (38) Willow Park  

Forest


(1) Rio Grande National Forest  

Gap


(1) Blowout Pass   (2) Bonito Pass   (3) Elwood Pass   (4) Hellgate   (5) Meadow Pass   (6) Milk Cow Pass   (7) Railroad Pass   (8) Stunner Pass   (9) Summit Pass  

Hospital


(1) Rio Grande Hospital  

Lake


(1) Cliff Lake   (2) Davey Lake   (3) Harrence Lake   (4) Island Lake   (5) Johnson Lake   (6) Kerr Lake   (7) Kimmel Lake   (8) Kreps Lake   (9) Laguna Hilda   (10) Lake Annella   (11) Lake De Nolda   (12) Lilly Pond   (13) Lost Lake   (14) Poage Lake   (15) Rudifor Lake   (16) Russell Lakes   (17) San Francisco Lakes   (18) Swale Lake   (19) Trites Lake   (20) Tucker Ponds  

Locale


(1) Agua Ramon   (2) Alamosa Campground   (3) Alamosa Guard Station   (4) Alder Guard Station   (5) Beaver Creek Campground   (6) Beaver Creek Youth Camp   (7) Camp Val Verde   (8) Cathedral Campground   (9) Columbine Campground   (10) Comstock Campground   (11) Cross Creek Campground   (12) Dry Creek Corral   (13) Elwood Guard Station   (14) Embargo   (15) Fisherman Parking   (16) Fitton Guard Station   (17) Fremonts Camp   (18) Hansons Mill   (19) Highway Spring Campground   (20) Hutchison Corral   (21) La Garita Corral   (22) La Garita Cow Camp   (23) Lake Fork Campground   (24) Lanier Ranch   (25) Lee Wood Picnic Area   (26) Lost Cabin Ranch   (27) Lost Treasure Diggings   (28) Masonic Park   (29) Mccormick Cabin   (30) Meadow Ranch   (31) Minesite Cabin   (32) Palisade Campground   (33) Park Creek Campground   (34) Phillips University Camp   (35) Rio Grande Forest Supervisors Office   (36) Riverside Ranch   (37) Rock Creek Campground   (38) South Fork Campgrounds   (39) South Fork Guard Station   (40) Stunner Cabin   (41) Stunner Campground   (42) Swede Corners   (43) Tucker Ponds Recreation Area   (44) Upper Beaver Creek Campground  

Mine


(1) Annie Mine   (2) Asiatic Mine   (3) Aztec Tunnel Mine   (4) Beverly Shaft Mine   (5) Black Diamond Mine   (6) Bobcat Mine   (7) Bowen Placer   (8) Chandler Tunnel   (9) Cliff Mine   (10) Crystal Hill Mine   (11) Esperanza Claims Group Mine   (12) Eurydice Shaft Mine   (13) French Tunnel   (14) Ghost Mine   (15) Gilmore Mine   (16) Globe Mine   (17) Golconda Group Mine   (18) Guadalupe Claims Group Mine   (19) Ida Tunnel Mine   (20) Iowa Tunnel   (21) Jasper Mine   (22) Lady Bug Mine   (23) Little Annie Mine   (24) Narrow Gauge Shaft Mine   (25) Pass-me-by Mine   (26) Penny Bright Mine   (27) Perry Mine   (28) Reynolds Mine   (29) Reynolds Tunnel Mine   (30) Rio Granite Granite Quarry   (31) Robert Burns Claim   (32) Saint Christopher Perlite Mine   (33) Spiegel Mine   (34) Summitville Mine   (35) Wagon Wheel Gap Mine  

Park


(1) Coller Wildlife Area   (2) Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge  

Pillar


(1) Cathedral Rock   (2) Cornwalls Nose   (3) Sheepshead  

Populated Place


(1) Alpine   (2) Ansel   (3) Baxterville   (4) Center   (5) Del Norte   (6) Dunul   (7) Evansville   (8) Gerrard   (9) Hanna   (10) Homelake   (11) Jasper   (12) La Garita   (13) Lucky Seven Summer Homes   (14) Maxeyville   (15) Monte Vista   (16) Parma   (17) Sevenmile Plaza   (18) South Fork   (19) Sugar Junction   (20) Summitville Historical   (21) Torres   (22) Vastine   (23) Zinzer  

Post Office


(1) Center Post Office   (2) Monte Vista Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Alberta Park Reservoir   (2) Beaver Creek Reservoir   (3) Beaver Park Reservoir   (4) Crystal Lakes   (5) Elk Creek Number 1 Reservoir   (6) Fuchs Reservoir   (7) Mccormick Number 1 Reservoir   (8) Metroz Lake   (9) Metroz Reservoir   (10) Mill Creek Reservoir   (11) Million Reservoir   (12) Pass Creek Lake   (13) Poage Reservoir   (14) Sherman Lake   (15) Summitville Tailings Pond  

Ridge


(1) Green Ridge   (2) Peterson Ridge  

School


(1) Bill Metz Elementary School   (2) Haskin Elementary School   (3) Marsh Elementary School   (4) Monte Vista High School   (5) Saint Joseph School   (6) Sargent Elementary School   (7) Sargent Junior-senior High School   (8) Skoglund Middle School  

Slope


(1) Rio Grande County Sanitary Landfill  

Spring


(1) Barrel Spring   (2) Bowen Spring   (3) Cedar Spring   (4) Goat Ranch Spring   (5) High Spring   (6) Pine Cone Spring   (7) Ridge Spring   (8) Russell Springs   (9) Sanderson Spring   (10) Shaw Springs   (11) Shillings Spring   (12) Shorty Spring   (13) Sunday Spring  

Stream


(1) Agua Azul   (2) Agua Ramon Creek   (3) Alder Creek   (4) Alum Creek   (5) Aqua Ramon Creek   (6) Asiatic Creek   (7) Aspen Creek   (8) Baughman Creek   (9) Bear Creek   (10) Beaver Creek   (11) Benino Creek   (12) Bennett Creek   (13) Biedell Creek   (14) Bitter Creek   (15) Bowen Creek   (16) Burnt Creek   (17) Burro Creek   (18) Ca Ada Ancha   (19) Ca Ada Hondo   (20) Carnero Creek   (21) Castle Rock Creek   (22) Castor Creek   (23) Cat Creek   (24) Cathedral Creek   (25) Cherry Creek   (26) Church Creek   (27) Columbine Creek   (28) Consolidated Slough   (29) Cottonwood Creek   (30) Crater Creek   (31) Cropsy Creek   (32) Cross Creek   (33) Decker Creek   (34) Deer Creek   (35) Difficult Creek   (36) Dry Creek   (37) Dry Pole Creek   (38) Dyers Creek   (39) East Alder Creek   (40) East Branch Pinos Creek   (41) East Fork Alder Creek   (42) East Fork Pinos Creek   (43) East Fork San Francisco Creek   (44) Elk Creek   (45) Elwood Creek   (46) Embargo Creek   (47) Fern Creek   (48) Fir Creek   (49) French Creek   (50) Geban Creek   (51) Geronimo Creek   (52) Globe Creek   (53) Goodrich Creek   (54) Groundhog Creek   (55) Iron Creek   (56) Jasper Creek   (57) Joe Monn Creek   (58) Kelly Creek   (59) Lake Fork   (60) Lieutenant Creek   (61) Lime Creek   (62) Limekiln Creek   (63) Little Beaver Creek   (64) Little Bennett Creek   (65) Little Cottonwood Creek   (66) Little La Garita Creek   (67) Lone Rock Creek   (68) Lost Creek   (69) Lost Mine Creek   (70) Middle Alder Creek   (71) Middle Fork Park Creek   (72) Middle Fork San Francisco Creek   (73) Milk Creek   (74) Mill Creek   (75) Mogotas Arroyo   (76) North Fork Carnero Creek   (77) North Fork Cat Creek   (78) North Fork Raton Creek   (79) North Fork Rock Creek   (80) Old Woman Creek   (81) Paint Creek   (82) Park Creek   (83) Perry Creek   (84) Pinos Creek   (85) Race Creek   (86) Ranger Creek   (87) Raton Creek   (88) Rincon Creek   (89) San Francisco Creek   (90) San Juan Creek   (91) Sawmill Creek   (92) Schrader Creek   (93) Seitz Creek   (94) Shady Creek   (95) Shaw Creek   (96) Shearing Creek   (97) Short Creek   (98) Sierra Creek   (99) Silver Creek   (100) South Fork Cat Creek   (101) South Fork Raton Creek   (102) South Fork Rio Grande   (103) South Fork Rock Creek   (104) South Mountain Creek   (105) Spring Branch   (106) Spring Creek   (107) Stowe Creek   (108) Tewksberry Creek   (109) Toll Gate Creek   (110) Trout Creek   (111) Trujillo Creek   (112) Twin Peaks Creek   (113) Viers Creek   (114) West Alder Creek   (115) West Bear Creek   (116) West Branch Pinos Creek   (117) West Fork Park Creek   (118) West Fork Pinos Creek   (119) West Fork San Francisco Creek   (120) West Fork Shaw Creek   (121) Wightman Fork   (122) Willow Creek   (123) Wilson Arroyo   (124) Wolf Creek  

Summit


(1) Agua Ramon Mountain   (2) Beaver Mountain   (3) Bennett Peak   (4) Bishop Rock   (5) Blue Mountain   (6) Bonito Mountain   (7) Burro Mountain   (8) Cattle Mountain   (9) Cornwall Mountain   (10) Cropsy Mountain   (11) Cyclone Mountain   (12) Del Norte Peak   (13) Demijohn Peak   (14) Dog Mountain   (15) Eagle Mountain   (16) Eagle Rock   (17) East Butte   (18) Elephant Mountain   (19) Elephant Rocks   (20) Fox Mountain   (21) Goodrich Peak   (22) Grayback Mountain   (23) Greenie Mountain   (24) Grouse Mountain   (25) Handkerchief Mesa   (26) Hogback Mesa   (27) Horseshoe Mountain   (28) Indian Head   (29) Klondike Mountain   (30) Lion Point   (31) Lone Rock   (32) Lookout Mountain   (33) Marble Mountain   (34) Mesa Mountain   (35) North Mountain   (36) Palmer Mesa   (37) Pe Ascito   (38) Pine Cone Knob   (39) Pintada Mountain   (40) Poison Mountain   (41) Pool Table Mountain   (42) Prospect Mountain   (43) Pup Peak   (44) Ribbon Mesa   (45) Sentinel Peak   (46) Shaw Mesa   (47) Sheep Mountain   (48) Silver Mountain   (49) South Mountain   (50) Telluride Mountain   (51) Twin Mountains   (52) Windy Mountain  

Tower


(1) Kgca-am Del Norte   (2) Kslv-am Monte Vista   (3) Kslv-fm Monte Vista  

Trail


(1) Alamosa River Trail   (2) Alder Stock Driveway   (3) Dry Creek Stock Driveway   (4) Hot Creek Stock Driveway   (5) North Fork Dry Creek Trail   (6) Silver Creek Trail   (7) Wolf Creek Stock Driveway  

Valley


(1) American Gulch   (2) Barriclause Canyon   (3) Big Hollow   (4) Bonafacio Gulch   (5) Burnt Gulch   (6) Ca On Fernandez   (7) Ca On Nieve   (8) California Gulch   (9) Castleman Gulch   (10) Comstock Gulch   (11) Coolbroth Canyon   (12) Deadmans Cave Gulch   (13) Deer Gulch   (14) Dry Gulch   (15) English Valley   (16) Fulcher Gulch   (17) Gerrard Gulch   (18) Goat Ranch Gulch   (19) Gopher Gulch   (20) Haney Canyon   (21) Horse Canyon   (22) Log Canyon   (23) Long Gulch   (24) Lopez Gulch   (25) Lower Log Canyon   (26) Munger Canyon   (27) Negro Gulch   (28) Nicomodes Gulch   (29) North Tracy Canyon   (30) Palmer Gulch   (31) Pine Cone Gulch   (32) Poison Gulch   (33) Pole Canyon   (34) Pole Gulch   (35) Raspberry Gulch   (36) Red Rock Canyon   (37) Rough Canyon   (38) Salt Canyon   (39) Sanderson Gulch   (40) Scherer Gulch   (41) Shorty Gulch   (42) Smallpox Gulch   (43) Soldier Gulch   (44) Spring Gulch   (45) Sunday Gulch   (46) The Canyon   (47) Tracy Canyon   (48) Usevia Gulch   (49) Walker Draw   (50) Warr Canyon   (51) Witney Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Rio Grande County, Colorado

81144 (pop. 7,819) 81125 (pop. 3,670) 81132 (pop. 3,437)
81154 (pop. 1,141)    


Counties Nearby Rio Grande County, Colorado

Alamosa County, CO  (pop. 15,353) 30.0 Miles
Saguache County, CO  (pop. 6,929) 32.6 Miles
Mineral County, CO  (pop. 1,077) 32.8 Miles
Conejos County, CO  (pop. 8,021) 34.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Rio Grande County, Colorado

719



Elevation in Rio Grande County, Colorado is 8,087.0 ft. (2,465.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Rio Grande County, Colorado

Lat: 37.637139 N        Long: -106.326095 W



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