Vail, Eagle County, Colorado

Vail: Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States


Vail is a city located in the county of Eagle in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,305. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,489 inhabitants.

The city was created 57 years ago in 1965.

Quick Facts about Vail

Population : 5,489 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Eagle County
Postal code : 81657
Official name : Vail
Water as percent of area : 0.33%
Land as percent of area : 99.67%
Altitude : 8,022 feet / 2445 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1966 (57 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00, UTC−07:00, Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 01:27:03 (29th March 2023)
Population growth : 3.35% (2010-2020)
Vail locator map
Location of Vail on Colorado map.
Gore Creek Drive - Vail  CO image
Gore Creek Drive - Vail CO
Gore Creek Drive - Vail  CO image


Vail is located at 39°38'25"N 106°22'27"W (39.6402600, -106.3742000).

Vail map


The population of Vail increased by 3.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,305 - census
2011 5,279 -0.49% estimation process
2012 5,299 0.38% estimation process
2013 5,339 0.75% estimation process
2014 5,366 0.5% estimation process
2015 5,482 2.12% estimation process
2016 5,530 0.87% estimation process
2017 5,507 -0.42% estimation process
2018 5,453 -0.99% estimation process
2019 5,434 -0.35% estimation process
2020 5,489 1% estimation process

Vail zip code is 81657. County name: Eagle, County fips: 08037

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People born in Vail (17)

People born in Vail, including alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin, skeleton racer Katie Uhlaender, racecar driver Buddy Lazier, .


  • Clair Bidez (American snowboarder) she was born in 07/08/1987
  • J. P. Testwuide (American ice hockey player) he was born in 05/11/1984
  • Abby Ghent she was born in 25/09/1992
  • Katharine Irwin she was born in 05/05/1994
  • Michael Johnston (Colorado legislator) he was born in 17/11/1974
  • Mike Testwuide (American ice hockey player) he was born in 05/02/1987
  • Dylan Bidez (American snowboarder) he was born in 11/09/1990
  • Heidi Kloser (American skier) she was born in 18/09/1992
  • Miranda Bailey (American actor, film director and film producer) she was born in 30/01/1977
  • Madison McKinley (American actress) she was born in 13/03/1986
  • River Radamus (American alpine ski racer) he was born in 12/02/1998
  • Jaelin Kauf (American freestyle skier) she was born in 26/09/1996
  • Tess Johnson she was born in 19/06/2000
  • Thomas Walsh (American para-alpine skier) he was born in 01/01/1995

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Vail, CO

Code Name Address Type
VAI Vail, Colorado 241 South Frontage Road East BUS
FSC Frisco, Colorado 1010 Meadow Drive BUS
FRP Fairplay, CO 620 US Highway 285 BUS
WIP Fraser – Winter Park 205 Fraser Avenue RAIL
GRA Granby 438 Railroad Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Vail

Post Office Name City ZIP
Vail Post Office Vail (CO) 81657
Minturn Post Office Minturn (CO) 81645
Avon Post Office Avon (CO) 81620
Red Cl Post Office Red Cliff (CO) 81649
Edward Post Office Edwards (CO) 81632

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Vail , Iowa city in Crawford County, Iowa, United States with a population of 413 people.

Other cities in Eagle County

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

City Name Population Title
Edwards 10,266 Location in Colorado, USA
Gypsum 7,304 Town of the United States
Avon 6,952 Home Rule Municipality that is a town in Eagle County, Colorado, United States
Eagle 6,911 Human settlement in Eagle County, Colorado, United States of America
Basalt 4,183 Town of the United States
El Jebel 3,801 Census designated place
Minturn 1,147 Town in Eagle County, Colorado, United States
Red Cliff 300 Human settlement in Eagle County, Colorado, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Vail distances to largest Colorado cities