Mack, Colorado

Mack is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located about 10 miles east of the Colorado/Utah border in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Mack is part of the Grand Junction Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Mack, Colorado
The post office in Mack
The post office in Mack
Mack, Colorado is located in Colorado
Mack, Colorado
Mack, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado Location in Mesa County and the state of Colorado
Mack, Colorado is located in the United States
Mack, Colorado
Mack, Colorado
Mack, Colorado (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°13′26″N 108°51′54″W / 39.22389°N 108.86500°W / 39.22389; -108.86500Coordinates: 39°13′26″N 108°51′54″W / 39.22389°N 108.86500°W / 39.22389; -108.86500
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyMesa[1]
Elevation4,521 ft (1,378 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2]
81525
Area code(s)970
GNIS feature ID0174372

DescriptionEdit

A post office called Mack has been in operation since 1904.[3] with the ZIP Code 81525.[2] The community was named after John W. Mack, a businessperson in the asphalt industry.[4]

The Country Jam Ranch is located near the town of Mack and is known for being a Music Festival Destination. This is a permanent festival site created for music festivals, including Country Jam, an event that has been held since 1992 and one that draws thousands of country music fans to the area.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. January 2, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 4, 2010. Retrieved January 2, 2007.
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  4. ^ Dawson, John Frank. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 33.

External linksEdit

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