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Eldorado Springs, Colorado
Eldorado Springs in 2014.
Eldorado Springs in 2014.
Location of the Eldorado Springs CDP in Boulder County, Colorado.
Location of the Eldorado Springs CDP in Boulder County, Colorado.
Eldorado Springs, Colorado is located in the United States
Eldorado Springs, Colorado
Eldorado Springs, Colorado
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Colorado
County Boulder
Government
 • Type unincorporated community
Area
 • Total 2.585 sq mi (6.696 km2)
 • Land 2.584 sq mi (6.692 km2)
 • Water 0.002 sq mi (0.004 km2)
Elevation
5,682 ft (1,732 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 585
 • Density 226/sq mi (87/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
80025
Area codes 303 & 720
GNIS feature Eldorado Springs CDP

Eldorado Springs is an unincorporated community, a census-designated place (CDP), and a post office located in and governed by Boulder County, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Eldorado Springs post office has the ZIP code 80025 (post office boxes). At the United States Census 2010, the population of the Eldorado Springs CDP was 585, while the population of the 80025 ZIP Code Tabulation Area was 253.

The nearby Eldorado Canyon State Park is famous for its classic North-American climbing routes.

Geography

Eldorado Springs is located at 39°56′27″N 105°15′21″W / 39.94083°N 105.25583°W / 39.94083; -105.25583 (39.940786, -105.255930).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land. To the southwest is Eldorado Mountain.

Climate

Climate data for Eldorado Springs, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 46
(7.8)
49
(9.4)
56
(13.3)
63
(17.2)
72
(22.2)
81
(27.2)
86
(30)
85
(29.4)
77
(25)
65
(18.3)
54
(12.2)
46
(7.8)
65
(18.3)
Average low °F (°C) 22
(-5.6)
23
(-5)
29
(-1.7)
36
(2.2)
44
(6.7)
51
(10.6)
56
(13.3)
55
(12.8)
47
(8.3)
38
(3.3)
28
(-2.2)
22
(-5.6)
37.6
(3.11)
Source: Accuweather

Demographics

The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Eldorado Springs CDP for the United States Census 2000.

Eldorado Springs CDP, Colorado
Year Pop. ±%
2000 557 —    
2010 585 +5.0%
2020 —    
Source: United States Census Bureau
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