Mesa County , Colorado

Mesa County: County in Colorado, United States

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Location of Mesa County on Colorado map.
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Mesa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 146,723 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 154,210 inhabitants. Its county seat is Grand Junction. The county was created 138 years ago in 1882.


Mesa County is located at 39°1'6"N 108°27'59"W (39.0182800, -108.4664500). It has 3 neighbors: Garfield County, Montrose County and San Juan County.

The largest city of Mesa County is Grand Junction with a population of 63,597. Other cities include, Fruita population 13,478, Collbran population 698 and De Beque population 518.


Mesa County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 10 mph. more

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Mesa County Quick Facts

Population : 154,210 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Twitter username : mesacountynews
Area : 8653 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Altitude : 4,793 feet / 1461 meters
Capital : Grand Junction
Establishment : January 01, 1883
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 23:11:14 (7th May 2021)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.86% (2010-2019)
Weather : 54℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

Mesa County has 3 neighbors .


The population of Mesa County increased by 4.86% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 146,723 - census
2011 147,174 0.31% estimation process
2012 147,317 0.1% estimation process
2013 147,175 -0.1% estimation process
2014 147,113 -0.04% estimation process
2015 148,025 0.62% estimation process
2016 149,736 1.14% estimation process
2017 151,170 0.95% estimation process
2018 152,951 1.16% estimation process
2019 154,210 0.82% estimation process

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People born in Mesa County (1)

American Ambassador to Korea in 1955 William S. B. Lacy was born in Mesa County

Mesa County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mesa County.

City Name Population Title
Grand Junction 63,597 City in Mesa County, Colorado, United States
Fruita 13,478 Home Rule Municipality located in the western part of Mesa County, Colorado
Palisade 2,736 Town in Colorado
Collbran 698 Human settlement in Mesa County, Colorado, United States of America
De Beque 518 Human settlement in Mesa County, Colorado, United States of America

Colorado Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Colorado 5,758,736 State of the United States of America
Denver 727,211 Capital city of the state of Colorado, United States; consolidated city and county
Denver County 727,211 County in Colorado, United States, coterminous with the City of Denver
El Paso County 720,403 One of the 64 counties in the U.
Arapahoe County 656,590 County in Colorado, United States
Jefferson County 582,881 County in Colorado, United States
Adams County 517,421 County in Colorado, United States
Colorado Springs 478,221 County seat of El Paso County, Colorado, United States
Aurora 379,289 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Larimer County 356,899 County in Colorado, United States
Douglas County 351,154 County in Colorado, United States
Boulder County 326,196 County in Colorado, United States
Weld County 324,492 County in Colorado, United States
Fort Collins 170,243 Municipality and county seat of Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Pueblo County 168,424 County in Colorado, United States
Lakewood 157,935 City in Colorado
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