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Greeley - Weld Co., CO

Population: 60,536 - Elevation: 4,663 - Area Code: 970

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Points of Interest: Centennial Village Museum, Meeker Home Museum, Municipal Museum, University of Northern Colorado

Annual Events: Colorado Farm Show in Jan.; UNC's Jazz Festival in April; Cinco de Mayo, National Art Mart in May; History Alive Series May-Aug.; Supercross Race in May-Sept.; Tractor Pull, Independence Stampede in June; Arts Picnic in July; Weld County Fair in Jul., Aug.; All Breed Dog Show in Aug.; Affair in the Square, Potato Day in Sept.; Community Halloween Event in Oct.; Downtown Lighting Ceremony in Nov.

Greeley Chamber of Comm. 1407 8th Ave 352-3566
North Colorado Med. Center 1801 16th St 352-4121

Public Transit

The Bus 1200 A St 350-9287
TMN & O Carriers (Greyhound Carrier) 920 7th Ave 353-5050

Greeley-Weld County Airport 600 Crosier Ave 356-9141


Aims Community College 5401 W. 20th St 330-8008
Univ. of Northern Colorado 19th St & 8th Ave 351-1890

Post Office 925 11th Ave 353-0398


Lincoln Park Branch 919 7th St 350-9210
Centennial Park Branch 2227 23rd Ave 330-7691
James Michener Library UNC Campus 351-2671
Aims College Library 5401 W. 20th St 330-8008


Centennial Village 1475 A St 350-9224
Greeley Municipal Museum 919 7th St 350-9220
Meeker Home Museum 1324 9th Ave 350-9221

Highland Hills Mun. Course 2200 Clubhouse Dr 330-7327
Greeley Recreation Center 651 10th Ave 350-9400
Police Department 919 7th St. 350-9600
Fire Department 919 7th St. 350-9500
Greeley Tribune 501 8th Ave 352-0211
Radio Stations KFKA, KGRE, KUNC-FM

Greeley, founded in 1869, was named after Horace Greeley when he was editor of the New York Tribune. The establishment of the town was actually spearheaded by Nathan C. Meeker and was one of the most successful colonization experiments ever attempted in the western U. S.

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