Howard, Colorado facts for kids
|• Total||16.8 sq mi (43.4 km2)|
|• Land||16.8 sq mi (43.4 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||6,716 ft (2,047 m)|
|Population (2010 census)|
|• Density||43/sq mi (16.7/km2)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||191723|
A post office called Howard has been in operation since 1882. The community has the name of John Howard, a local pioneer.
Howard is located in southwestern Fremont County at Arkansas River, not far from the geographic center, or precise east-west, north-south middle point of Colorado. U.S. Route 50 passes through the CDP, leading northwest 13 miles (21 km) to Salida and east 46 miles (74 km) to Cañon City, the Fremont County seat. Howard is bordered to the southeast by Coaldale.(38.448749,-105.834560), along the
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Howard CDP has an area of 16.8 square miles (43.4 km2), all land. The CDP boundaries extend southwest from the Arkansas River Valley up the eastern slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Range within San Isabel National Forest.
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