established Aug. 1, 1876 formerly known as Colorado Territory
flag of Colorado
seal of Colorado
Colorado two letter code: CO
capital: Denver est. 1867
Buffalo Plains State
Centennial State
Colorful Colorado
Columbine State
Highest State
Lead State
Mother of Rivers
Rocky Mountain Empire
Rocky Mountain State
Silver State
Ski Country USA
Switzerland of America
78 Counties:
Adams County
Adams County/Arapahoe County
Adams County/Douglas County/Arapahoe County
Adams County/Weld County
Alamosa County
Arapahoe County
Archuleta County
Baca County
Bent County
Boulder County
Boulder County/Weld County
Broomfield County
Chaffee County
Cheyenne County
Clear Creek County
Conejos County
Costilla County
Crowley County
Custer County
Delta County
Denver County
Dolores County
Douglas County
Eagle County
El Paso County
El Paso County/Teller County
Elbert County
Fremont County
Garfield County
Gilpin County
Gilpin County/Clear Creek County
Grand County
Gunnison County
Hinsdale County
Huerfano County
Jackson County
Jefferson County
Jefferson County/Adams County
Jefferson County/Arapahoe County
Jefferson County/Boulder County
Jefferson County/Boulder County/Gilpin County
Jefferson County/Douglas County/Arapahoe County
Kiowa County
Kit Carson County
La Plata County
Lake County
Larimer County
Las Animas County
Lincoln County
Logan County
Mesa County
Mineral County
Moffat County
Montezuma County
Montrose County
Morgan County
Otero County
Ouray County
Park County
Phillips County
Pitkin County
Pitkin County/Eagle County
Prowers County
Pueblo County
Rio Blanco County
Rio Grande County
Routt County
Saguache County
Saguache County/Rio Grande County
San Juan County
San Miguel County
Sedgwick County
Summit County
Teller County
Washington County
Weld County
Weld County/Larimer County
Yuma County
7 Neighboring States:
New Mexico
4 Areacodes:
303     719     720     970    
Airport : 267
Balloonport : 1
Gliderport : 1
Heliport : 179
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 9
State Motto: Nil sine numine
english translation: Nothing without providence.
Highest point in Colorado: Mount Elbert , 14433 feet
fossil Stegosaurus
fossil scientific name Stegosaurus armatus
tree Colorado Blue Spruce
tree binomial nomenclature Picea pungens
flower Rocky Mountain columbine
flower scientificname Aquilegia coerulea
grass Blue grama
grass scientific name Bouteloua gracilis
cactus Claret cup cactus
fish Greenback cutthroat trout
fish binomial nomenclature Oncorhynchus clarki (subspecies stomias)
bird Lark Bunting
reptile Western painted turtle
reptile scientific name Chrysemys pictasubspecies bellii
insect Colorado hairstreak butterfly
insect scientific name Hypaurotis crysalus
pet Colorado shelter pets
butterfly Colorado hairstreak butterfly
butterfly binomial nomenclature Hypaurotis crysalus
amphibian Western tiger salamander
amphibian binomial nomenclature Ambystoma mavortium
dinosaur Stegosaurus armatus
land mammal Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep
mineral Rhodochrosite
rock or stone Yule Marble
gemstone Aquamarine
zipcodes for Colorado : 80001 80002 80003 80004 80005 80006 80007
all 558 zipcodes for Colorado
Crime Chart Colorado Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 5,355,866 318,857,056
violent crimes 16,5541,197,987
violent crime rate309.1375.7
murder and manslaughter15114,249
murder and manslaughter rate2.84.5
rape rate56.736.6
robbery rate56.7102.2
aggravated assault10,325741,291
aggravated assault rate192.8232.5
property crimes135,5108,277,829
property crime rate2530.12596.1
burglary rate438.2542.5
larceny theft99,4645,858,496
larceny theft rate1857.11837.3
motor vechicle theft12,574689,527
motor vehicle theft rate234.8216.2
Arvada (115,368)
Aurora (359,407)
Berkley (11,706)
Black Forest (12,959)
Boulder (107,349)
Brighton (37,585)
Broomfield (65,065)
Castle Pines (10,347)
Castle Rock (55,591)
Cañon City (16,395)
Centennial (109,741)
Cherry Creek (12,113)
Cimarron Hills (16,698)
Clifton (20,262)
Colorado Springs (456,568)
Columbine (24,724)
Commerce City (53,696)
Dakota Ridge (33,583)
Denver (682,545)
Durango (18,006)
Englewood (33,082)
Erie (21,420)
Evans (21,383)
Federal Heights (12,381)
Firestone (11,999)
Fort Carson (14,766)
Fort Collins (161,175)
Fort Morgan (11,319)
Fountain (27,767)
Frederick (11,413)
Fruita (12,795)
Golden (20,330)
Grand Junction (60,358)
Greeley (100,883)
Greenwood Village (15,663)
Highlands Ranch (101,350)
Johnstown (14,896)
Ken Caryl (32,944)
Lafayette (27,729)
Lakewood (152,597)
Littleton (46,368)
Lone Tree (13,175)
Longmont (92,088)
Louisville (20,396)
Loveland (75,182)
Montrose (19,062)
Northglenn (39,197)
Parker (49,550)
Pueblo (109,412)
Pueblo West (30,655)
Security-Widefield (33,566)
Sherrelwood (19,275)
Steamboat Springs (12,435)
Sterling (14,104)
Superior (12,980)
The Pinery (11,087)
Thornton (133,451)
Welby (16,273)
Westminster (113,130)
Wheat Ridge (31,192)
Windsor (21,751)