Place:Eagle, Colorado, United States

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NameEagle
Alt namesEaglesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.633°N 106.7°W
Located inColorado, United States     (1883 - )
See alsoSummit, Colorado, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Eagle County is the fourteenth most populous of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado in the United States. The county is named for the Eagle River. The county population was 52,197 at 2010 census. The county seat is the Town of Eagle. The Edwards Micropolitan Statistical Area comprises Eagle County and Lake County.

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History

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Eagle County was created by the Colorado legislature on February 11, 1883, from portions of Summit County. It was named after the Eagle River, which runs through the county. The county seat was originally set in Red Cliff, Colorado, but was moved to the town of Eagle in 1921.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1879 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1894 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
1890 3,725
1900 3,008
1910 2,985
1920 3,385
1930 3,924
1940 5,361
1950 4,488
1960 4,677
1970 7,498
1980 13,320
1990 21,928

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