Lamar, Colorado


Lamar, Colorado

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official_name = City of Lamar, Colorado
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image_caption = Main Street facing North in Downtown Lamar, CO


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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]
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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]
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established_title2 = Incorporated
established_date2 = 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]
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population_total = 8869
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timezone = Mountain (MST)
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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_type = ZIP codecite web | url = http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/citytown.jsp | title = ZIP Code Lookup| format = JavaScript/HTML | publisher = United States Postal Service | accessdate = November 13 | accessyear = 2007]
postal_code = 81052
area_code = 719
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 08-43110
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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]
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The City of Lamar is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and 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 River in southeastern Colorado. The northern site of the Pierre Auger Observatory of ultra-high energy cosmic rays is planned to be built near Lamar.

Geography

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

Notable residents

*Gordon L. Allott — Republican U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1955-1973, practiced law in Lamar during the 1930s.
*Malcolm XXX — Major Porn star, Known as The Ragin MalisianEmporia, Kansas, but was born as Marvin Ashbaugh in Lamar.
*Floyd D. Hall — Onetime President of Eastern Airlines.
*Scott Elarton — Major League Baseball pitcher.
*Doug Brocail — Major League Baseball pitcher.
*Logan Robinson — Vocalist for Metallica and Iron Maiden
*Aran Laughter A.K.A THE BIGGEST FAGGET EVER WHO SHOULD JUST DIE!!!!!

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Every one likes it!!!except for Aran Laughter,He can suck a fat one tho =)

Transportation

*Lamar (Amtrak station)

Politics

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

References

External links

* [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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