About This Place
The Town of Grand Lake is a Statutory Town located in Grand County, Colorado, United States. The population was 447 at the 2000 census.
Established in 1881, Grand Lake sits at an elevation of 8437 feet (2572 m). It derives its name from the nearby Grand Lake, the largest natural body of water in Colorado. Grand Lake was originally an outfitting and supply point for the mining settlements of Lulu City, Teller City, and Gaskill, but today is a tourist destination into Rocky Mountain National Park to the north. Grand Lake was the Grand County seat of government from 1882-1888. It was incorporated on June 23, 1944.
Grand Lake is located at 40°15′2″N 105°49′28″W / 40.25056°N 105.82444°W / 40.25056; -105.82444 (40.250492, -105.824323).