Parshall, Colorado

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Parshall, Colorado
Census-designated place
A view of Parshall from across U.S. Highway 40
A view of Parshall from across U.S. Highway 40
Parshall is located in Colorado
Parshall
Parshall
Parshall is located in the US
Parshall
Parshall
Coordinates: 40°03′24″N 106°10′29″W / 40.05667°N 106.17472°W / 40.05667; -106.17472Coordinates: 40°03′24″N 106°10′29″W / 40.05667°N 106.17472°W / 40.05667; -106.17472
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Grand[1]
Area
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 7,589 ft (2,313 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 47
 • Density 157/sq mi (60.7/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80468
GNIS feature ID 0173266
FIPS code 08-57850

Parshall is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Grand County, Colorado, United States. It is located along the south side of U.S. Highway 40 between Hot Sulphur Springs and Kremmling, on the north bank of the Colorado River downstream from Byers Canyon. The community consists of a cluster of houses and trailers, as well as a post office, church, tavern, and general store, the Parshall Post Office has the ZIP Code 80468.[2] As of the 2010 census the population was 47.[3]

Commerce and industry[edit]

The Henderson Mill[4] on County Road 3 is the most significant local industry, it processes molybdenum ore derived from the Henderson Mine in Clear Creek County, just over the Continental Divide. There are tourist facilities, such as the Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch (founded 1912), Colorado Cannabis School,[5] the Aspen Canyon Ranch,[6] and fishing areas along the Colorado River and the Williams Fork and Reservoir. Cattle ranching occupies much of the lower areas.

Geography[edit]

Parshall is located in central Grand County at 40°03′24″N 106°10′29″W / 40.05667°N 106.17472°W / 40.05667; -106.17472 (40.056790,-106.174793).

Climate[edit]

This climate type is dominated by the winter season, a long, bitterly cold period with short, clear days, relatively little precipitation mostly in the form of snow, and low humidity. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Parshall has a subarctic climate, abbreviated "Dfc" on climate maps.[7]

Climate data for Parshall, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −3
(27)
0
(32)
6
(42)
12
(53)
17
(63)
23
(73)
26
(79)
25
(77)
21
(70)
14
(57)
5
(41)
−2
(29)
12
(54)
Average low °C (°F) −19
(−2)
−17
(1)
−11
(12)
−6
(22)
−1
(30)
2
(36)
6
(43)
5
(41)
0
(32)
−5
(23)
−11
(13)
−17
(1)
−6
(21)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 23
(0.9)
23
(0.9)
30
(1)
36
(1.4)
36
(1.4)
30
(1.2)
46
(1.8)
38
(1.5)
41
(1.6)
30
(1.2)
28
(1.1)
20
(0.8)
373
(14.7)
Source: Weatherbase [8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. January 2, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved January 2, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Parshall CDP, Colorado". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ ClimaxMoly: USA - Colorado - Henderson Archived June 30, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ grow school colorado cannabis near denver
  6. ^ Colorado Dude Ranch Colorado Guest Ranch Breckenridge CO Dude Ranch Breckenridge Colorado Guest Ranch Aspen Canyon Ranch
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Parshall, Colorado
  8. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on October 2, 2013.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.