Elizabeth CO neighborhoods and Elizabeth subdivisions
Elizabeth CO elementary schools
Elizabeth started out as Webber Sawmill. As the Denver & New Orleans Railroad came into the area, the town boomed. Elizabeth was named for Elizabeth Ray Kimbark Hubbard, who was the sister-in-law of Governor John Evans. It is said she was on the first train of the Denver New Orleans Railroad to reach Elizabeth in 1880. The plat was filed on June 19, 1882, but the incorporation did not take place until 1890 when the population made it to 200 residents.
The founding of Elizabeth: 1882
The incorporation date of Elizabeth: 1890
Population (year 2000): 1,434, Est. population in July 2002: 1,516 (+5.9% change)
Males: 736 (51.3%), Females: 698 (48.7%)
Elevation: 6448 feet