Cortez, Montezuma County, Colorado

Cortez: Town in and county seat of Montezuma County, Colorado, United States

About

Cortez is a town located in the county of Montezuma in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,482. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,734 inhabitants.

The town was created 136 years ago in 1885.

Quick Facts about Cortez

Population : 8,734 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Montezuma County
Postal code : 81321
Phone Area Codes : 970
Water as percent of area : 0.44%
Land as percent of area : 99.56%
Altitude : 6,191 feet / 1887 meters
Capital city : Cortez is capital of Montezuma County
Establishment : January 01, 1886 (136 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 04:53:40 (26th November 2022)
Population growth : 2.89% (2010-2020)
Cortez locator map
Location of Cortez on Colorado map.
Main Street in Cortez  CO image
Main Street in Cortez CO
Main Street in Cortez  CO image

Geography

Cortez is located at 37°20'56"N 108°35'9"W (37.3488800, -108.5859300).

Cortez map

Demographics

The population of Cortez increased by 2.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,482 - census
2011 8,470 -0.14% estimation process
2012 8,472 0.02% estimation process
2013 8,505 0.39% estimation process
2014 8,495 -0.12% estimation process
2015 8,542 0.55% estimation process
2016 8,644 1.18% estimation process
2017 8,693 0.56% estimation process
2018 8,716 0.26% estimation process
2019 8,736 0.23% estimation process
2020 8,734 -0.02% estimation process

Cortez zip code is 81321. County name: Montezuma, County fips: 08083

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People born in Cortez (6)

People born in Cortez, including basketball player Chuck Nevitt, United States general Ira C. Owens, Montana legislator Verdell Jackson, .

List

  • Janelle Knox-Hayes (American academic studying economic geography) she was born in 14/01/1983
  • Davis Filfred (United States Marine) he was born in 01/01/1967
  • Eli Tomac (American motorcycle racer) he was born in 14/11/1992

Post offices near Cortez

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cortez Post Office Cortez (CO) 81321

Other cities in Montezuma County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Montezuma County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Mancos 1,398 Town of the United States
Towaoc 1,087 Census-designated place in Montezuma County, Colorado
Dolores 964 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Cortez distances to largest Colorado cities