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Date taken: February 25, 2006
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Pagosa Springs is a town in Archuleta County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from the Ute term for "boiling water"

The latitude of Pagosa Springs is 37.269N. The longitude is -107.009W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,126 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,528.


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Median household income
Local
$29,469
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pagosa Springs demographic reports
Pagosa Springs is on the San Juan River
Local festivals include:
  • Four Corners Folk Festival - Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2007
  • Winterfest-Balloon Rally - Feb. 11-13, 2007
  • Indiefest - June 9-10, 2007
  • Archuleta County Fair - Aug. 2-5, 2007
  • Pagosa Fiber Festival - May 26-27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pagosa Springs web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Williams Creek Reservoir, Navajo Lake, San Juan River
Historic sites and museums: San Juan Historical Society Museum, Fred Harman Art Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Pagosa Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Archuleta County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 81147 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Pagosa Springs residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pagosa Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pagosa Springs was $15,355, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Pagosa Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pagosa Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $478.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $640.


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Libraries in Pagosa Springs include Upper San Juan Library District ... View libraries

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Archuleta County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pagosa Springs political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Pagosa Springs workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Pagosa Springs include Best Value High Country Lodge, Best Western, Econo Lodge, Fairfield Pagosa, Holiday Inn Express Pagosa Springs, Pagosa Lodge.

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