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Grand Junction
[[File:|250px|Official seal of Grand Junction]]
Mayor Jim Doody
Area
  –Land
  –Water
80.5 km²
79.8 km²
0.7 km²
Population
  –Total (as of 2006)
  –Density


/km²
Time zone
  –Summer (DST)
(UTC)
(UTC)
Latitude
Longitude
39°3′1.91″ N
108°33′33″ W
Official website: http://www.grand-junction.net/ and http://www.gjcity.org/

IntroductionEdit

Grand Junction, Colorado located in Mesa County, Colorado, USA. It's the biggest city on the Western Slope. It is located along the north side of the Colorado River, where it connects with the Gunnison River from south. The name "Grand" refers to the historical name of the upper Colorado River.

The city sits near the mid-point of a 30-mile (48 km) arcing valley, known as the Grand Valley, that is a major fruit-growing region. In recent years, several wineries have been established in the area as well. The Colorado National Monument, a series of canyons and mesas similar to the Grand Canyon overlook the city. Interstate 70 connects the city eastward to Glenwood Springs and Denver.

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Other places named Grand JunctionEdit

  • Grand Junction, Iowa
  • Grand Junction, Michigan
  • Grand Junction, Tennessee
  • Grand Junction, Brimingham, England

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