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Boulder County, Colorado

US county information
NameBoulder County
Largest cityBoulder
US Area
Total Area751.37 sq mi (1946 km2)
Land Area742.46 sq mi (1923 km2)
Water Area8.91 sq mi (23.1 km2)
Population291288 (2000)
Density151/km2 (391.1/sq mi)
Named forlarge granite boulders in area

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Boulder County is the sixth most populous of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado of the United States. The county seat is Boulder. The most populous municipality in the county and the county seat is the City of Boulder. Boulder County is coextensive with the Boulder Metropolitan Statistical Area, an Office of Management and Budget-designated metropolitan statistical area also used for statistical purposes by the Census Bureau.

The United States Census Bureau estimated that the county population was 280,440 in 2005 and 282,304 in 2006. This was a loss of 3.72% between 2005 and 2000, but a gain of 3.95% since 2000 excluding the area transferred to the City and County of Broomfield. Boulder Metropolitan Statistical Area is the 161st most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States.

The Boulder MSA together with the Denver-Aurora MSA, and the Greeley MSA comprise the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area.

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