Parachute Garfield County, Colorado

Parachute: Town in Colorado, USA

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Location of Parachute on Colorado map.

About

Parachute is a town located in the county of Garfield in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,085. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,116 inhabitants.

The town was created 113 years ago in 1908.

Geography

Parachute is located at 39°27'7"N 108°3'10"W (39.4519200, -108.0528500).

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Parachute Quick Facts

Population : 1,116 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Garfield County
Postal code : 81635, 81636
Phone Area Codes : 970
Water as percent of area : 3.7%
Land as percent of area : 96.3%
Altitude : 5,092 feet / 1552 meters
Establishment : April 04, 1908 (113 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 13:39:21 (15th June 2021)
Population growth : 2.78% (2010-2019)

Demographics

The population of Parachute increased by 2.78% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2008 1,290 - census
2010 1,085 -18.89% census
2011 1,070 -1.4% estimation process
2012 1,085 1.38% estimation process
2013 1,085 0% estimation process
2014 1,085 0% estimation process
2015 1,093 0.73% estimation process
2016 1,108 1.35% estimation process
2017 1,109 0.09% estimation process
2018 1,112 0.27% estimation process
2019 1,116 0.36% estimation process

Parachute zip code is 81635. County name: Garfield, County fips: 08045

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Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Parachute

Code Name Address Type
GJT Grand Junction 339 South 1st Street RAIL
GSC Glenwood Springs 413 7th Street RAIL

Other cities in Garfield County

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

City Name Population Title
Glenwood Springs 9,930 City in Colorado
Rifle 9,706 City in Colorado
Carbondale 6,898 Town of the United States
New Castle 5,203 Colorado
Silt 3,190 Human settlement in Garfield County, Colorado, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Parachute distances to largest Colorado cities

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