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"Pinto Bean Capital of the World"
Dove Creek is a town in Dolores County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for a local stream, which was named for flocks of wild doves
The latitude of Dove Creek is 37.766N. The longitude is -108.905W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,844 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 693.
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20% of Dove Creek residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dove Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dove Creek was $13,015, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Dove Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dove Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $527.
Libraries in Dove Creek include Adult/High School Branch, Childrens/Elementary School Branch, Dolores County S/Pl (Dove Creek) ... View libraries
Dolores County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dove Creek political report.
The average commute time for Dove Creek workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Dove Creek include Sun Canyon Ranch.
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