Coalmont, Colorado

Coalmont is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Jackson County, Colorado, United States. The town is named for the open-pit lignite coal mines in the area, from which coal was shipped out on the Union Pacific Railroad to the mainline at Laramie, Wyoming.

Coalmont, Colorado
Coalmont is located in Colorado
Coalmont
Coalmont
Coalmont is located in the United States
Coalmont
Coalmont
Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 106°26′44″W / 40.56194°N 106.44556°W / 40.56194; -106.44556Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 106°26′44″W / 40.56194°N 106.44556°W / 40.56194; -106.44556
Country United States
State State of Colorado
CountyJackson County[1]
Elevation8,215 ft (2,504 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code[2]
80480
Coalmont Schoolhouse circa 1915. Restored 1997 by Spicer Club

GeographyEdit

Coalmont is located at 40°33′43″N 106°26′44″W / 40.56194°N 106.44556°W / 40.56194; -106.44556 (40.562069,-106.445675).

See alsoEdit

  Colorado portal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "United States Zip Codes". Retrieved December 21, 2021.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Coalmont, Colorado at Wikimedia Commons