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Location of Greeley in Weld County, Colorado.
Location of Greeley in Weld County, Colorado.
Coordinates: 40°25′24″N 104°42′33″W / 40.42333°N 104.70917°W / 40.42333; -104.70917Coordinates: 40°25′24″N 104°42′33″W / 40.42333°N 104.70917°W / 40.42333; -104.70917[1]
CountryUnited States
StateColorado
CountyWeld[2]
Founded1869
Incorporated1885-11-15[3]
Named forHorace Greeley
Government
 • TypeHome Rule Municipality[2]
 • MayorJohn Gates [4]
Area
 • Total47.92 sq mi (124.10 km2)
 • Land47.79 sq mi (123.79 km2)
 • Water0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
Elevation4,675 ft (1,425 m)
Population
 • Total92,889 (US: 291st)
 • Estimate 
(2018)[7]
107,348
 • Density2,175.80/sq mi (840.08/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP codes[8]
80631-80634 & 80638-80639
FIPS code08-32155
GNIS feature ID0180649
HighwaysUS 34, US 85, SH 257, SH 263, SH 392
WebsiteCity of Greeley Colorado
Twelfth most populous Colorado city

Greeley is the city that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Weld County, Colorado, United States.[9] Greeley is in northern Colorado and is 49 miles (79 km) north-northeast of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.

According to a July 2018 estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of the city is 107,348.

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