Place:Mesa, Colorado, United States

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NameMesa
Alt namesMesasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.033°N 108.467°W
Located inColorado, United States     (1883 - )
See alsoGunnison, Colorado, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Mesa County is the fourth most extensive and the eleventh most populous of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado in the United States. The county was named for the many large mesas in the area, including Grand Mesa. The county population was estimated in 2011 by the US Census Bureau to be 147,083. The county seat is Grand Junction. The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has designated Mesa County as the Grand Junction Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1883 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Marriage 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
1893 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 4,260
1900 9,267
1910 22,197
1920 22,281
1930 25,908
1940 33,791
1950 38,974
1960 50,715
1970 54,374
1980 81,530
1990 93,145

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