- Lamar, Colorado
official_name = City of Lamar, Colorado
image_caption = Main Street facing North in Downtown Lamar, CO
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location in Prowers County and the
State of Colorado
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = USA
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = flag|Colorado|name=State of Colorado
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Prowers County Seatcite web | url = http://www.dola.state.co.us/dlg/local_governments/municipalities.html | title = Active Colorado Municipalities | format =
HTML| publisher = State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs | accessdate = 2007-09-01]
government_type = Home Rule Municipality
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Nelva Heath [cite web | url = http://www.ci.lamar.co.us/councilmembers.html | title = 2005 - 2007 City Elected Officials | format =
HTML| publisher = City of Lamar | accessdate = 2007-11-13]
established_title2 = Incorporated
December 5, 1886cite web | url = http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/muninc.html | title = Colorado Municipal Incorporations | format = HTML| publisher = State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives | date = 2004-12-01| accessdate = 2007-09-02]
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 11
area_land_km2 = 11
area_water_km2 = 0
area_total_sq_mi = 4.2
area_land_sq_mi = 4.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 8869
population_density_km2 = 806.3
population_density_sq_mi = 2111.7
timezone = Mountain (MST)
utc_offset = -7
timezone_DST = MDT
utc_offset_DST = -6
latd = 38 |latm = 5 |lats = 0 |latNS = N
longd = 102 |longm = 37 |longs = 15 |longEW = W
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 1105
elevation_ft = 3625
postal_code = 81052
area_code = 719
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 08-43110
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:0203835 0203835]
website = [http://www.ci.lamar.co.us/ City of Lamar]
The City of Lamar is a Home Rule Municipality that is the
county seatand the most populous city of Prowers County, Colorado, United States.GR|6 The city population was 8,869 at the U.S. Census 2000. Lamar is east of Pueblo, on the Arkansas Riverin southeastern Colorado. The northern site of the Pierre Auger Observatoryof ultra-high energy cosmic rays is planned to be built near Lamar.
Lamar is located at coor dms|38|4|60|N|102|37|15|W|city (38.083288, -102.620891)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (11.0 km²), all of it land. The Greatest guy ever was born and rasied there. his name was Logan Robinson. The Gayest Guy ever was also born there Travis Cornelious Hoots
Gordon L. Allott— Republican U.S. Senatorfrom Colorado from 1955-1973, practiced law in Lamar during the 1930s.
Malcolm XXX— Major Porn star, Known as The Ragin Malisian Emporia, Kansas, but was born as Marvin Ashbaugh in Lamar.
Floyd D. Hall— Onetime President of Eastern Airlines.
Scott Elarton— Major League Baseballpitcher.
Doug Brocail— Major League Baseballpitcher.
Logan Robinson— Vocalist for Metallica and Iron Maiden
Aran LaughterA.K.A THE BIGGEST FAGGET EVER WHO SHOULD JUST DIE!!!!!
Every one likes it!!!except for Aran Laughter,He can suck a fat one tho =)
Lamar (Amtrak station)
Mayor: Nelva Heath
District Attorney: Mike Davidson
City Council: Roger Stagner, Jim Larrick, Skip Reudemann, P.J. Wilson, Beverly Haggard, Ron Cook.
Police Chief: Fire Chief: Marshall Cook
* [http://www.ci.lamar.co.us/ City of Lamar website]
** [http://www.dot.state.co.us/App_DTD_DataAccess/Downloads/CityMaps/Lamar.pdf CDOT map of the City of Lamar]
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