Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado

Lamar: City in Colorado

About

Lamar is a city located in the county of Prowers in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,804. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,641 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Lamar

Population : 7,641 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Prowers County
Postal code : 81052
Phone Area Codes : 719
Water as percent of area : 0.01%
Land as percent of area : 99.99%
Named for : Lucius Q. C. Lamar
Altitude : 3,625 feet / 1105 meters
Capital city : Lamar is capital of Prowers County
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 08:12:47 (1st February 2023)
Population growth : -2.13% (2010-2020)
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Location of Lamar on Colorado map.
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Geography

Lamar is located at 38°5'14"N 102°37'15"W (38.0872300, -102.6207500).

Lamar map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lamar decreased by 2.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,804 - census
2011 7,910 1.34% estimation process
2012 7,853 -0.73% estimation process
2013 7,783 -0.9% estimation process
2014 7,616 -2.19% estimation process
2015 7,531 -1.13% estimation process
2016 7,521 -0.13% estimation process
2017 7,553 0.42% estimation process
2018 7,598 0.59% estimation process
2019 7,655 0.74% estimation process
2020 7,641 -0.18% estimation process

Lamar zip code is 81052. County name: Prowers, County fips: 08099

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People born in Lamar (13)

People born in Lamar, including actor Ken Curtis, Recipient of the Purple Heart medal Wayne R. Grisham, film editor Gene Milford, .

List

  • Wesley Tuttle (American singer) he was born in 30/12/1917
  • Duncan Gregg (American rower) he was born in 28/02/1910
  • Curt Gentry (American historian) he was born in 13/06/1931
  • Donald R. Pettinger (American jockey) he was born in 21/12/1961
  • Kenneth Kester (American politician) he was born in 16/03/1936
  • Marvin Ash (American musician) he was born in 04/10/1914
  • Sandy Vance (American baseball player) he was born in 05/01/1947
  • Scott Elarton (American baseball player) he was born in 23/02/1976
  • Jim Francisco (American politician) he was born in 10/10/1937
  • Jeremy Ausmus he was born in 22/09/1979

Schools in Lamar

College & universities near Lamar, CO

Code Name City ZIP
127389 Lamar Community College Lamar (CO) 81052-3999

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lamar, CO

Code Name Address Type
LMR Lamar station Main & Beach Streets RAIL
LAJ La Junta 1 West First St. RAIL

Post offices near Lamar

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lamar Post Office Lamar (CO) 81052
Wiley Post Office Wiley (CO) 81092
Mc Clav Post Office Mc Clave (CO) 81057
Granada Post Office Granada (CO) 81041
Hasty Post Office Hasty (CO) 81044

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Prowers County

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

City Name Population Title
Holly 775 Statutory Town in Prowers County in southeastern Colorado, United States, near the Kansas border
Granada 509 Town in Colorado, USA
Wiley 395 Town in Colorado, United States
Hartman 76 Human settlement in Prowers County, Colorado, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lamar distances to largest Colorado cities