Almont, Colorado


Almont, Colorado

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established_date = 1881cite book | last = Eichler | first = Geo. R. | title = Colorado Place Names | publisher = Johnson Publishing Company | date = 1977 | loc = 77-089726 ]
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postal_code = 81210cite web | url = http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/citytown.jsp | title = ZIP Code Lookup| format = JavaScript/HTML | publisher = United States Postal Service | accessdate = September 3 | accessyear = 2007]
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Almont is an unincorporated town and U.S. Post Office in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Almont Post Office is 81210.

History

The town of Almont was platted in 1881 on the Fisher Ranch. Samual Fisher allegedly named the town for Almont of Kentucky, the horse that sired his favorite stallion. The Almont Post Office opened on March 6, 1882.cite book | last = Bauer | first = William H. | coauthors = James L. Ozment, John H. Willard | title = Colorado Post Offices 1859-1989 | publisher = The Colorado Railroad Museum | date = 1990 | loc = 90-34759 | id = ISBN 0-918654-42-4 ]

Geography

Almont is located at coor dms|38|39|52|N|106|50|43|W|city (38.664335,-106.845303).

ee also

*Gunnison County, Colorado
*State of Colorado
**List of cities and towns in Colorado

References

External links

* [http://www.Gunnisoncrestedbutte.travel// Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Office] (official tourism website)


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