Place:Boulder, Colorado, United States

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NameBoulder
Alt namesBouldersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.083°N 105.35°W
Located inColorado, United States     (1861 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Boulder County is the sixth most populous of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado of the United States. The most populous municipality in the county and the county seat is the City of Boulder. The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has designated Boulder County as the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, a component of the Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO Combined Statistical Area.

The United States Census Bureau that the county population was 294,567 in 2010 census. This was a 8.4% gain between 2010 and 2000, but a gain of 3.95% since 2000 excluding the area transferred to the City and County of Broomfield. Boulder Metropolitan Statistical Area is the 161st most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States.

The Boulder MSA together with the Denver-Aurora MSA, and the Greeley MSA comprise the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area.

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History

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Boulder County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Territory of Colorado on November 1, 1861. The county was named for Boulder City and Boulder Creek, so named because of the abundance of boulders in the area. Boulder County retains essentially the same borders as in 1861, although a of its southeastern corner and its approximate population of 40,000 became part of the City and County of Broomfield in 2001.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1861 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 1,939
1880 9,723
1890 14,082
1900 21,544
1910 30,330
1920 31,861
1930 32,456
1940 37,438
1950 48,296
1960 74,254
1970 131,889
1980 189,625
1990 225,339

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