Colora, Maryland

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Colora, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Colora is located in Maryland
Colora
Colora
Location of Colora in Maryland
Coordinates: 39°40′19″N 76°05′55″W / 39.67194°N 76.09861°W / 39.67194; -76.09861Coordinates: 39°40′19″N 76°05′55″W / 39.67194°N 76.09861°W / 39.67194; -76.09861
Country United States
State Maryland
County Cecil
Elevation[1] 299 ft (91 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 21917
Area code(s) 410
FIPS code 24-24015
GNIS feature ID 583852[1]
Other name West Nottingham[1]
[2]

Colora is an unincorporated community in western Cecil County, Maryland in the United States, near Conowingo and Port Deposit.

The zip code of this area is 21917, and has some historic houses and also some new ones, such as some development neighborhoods.

It is also home to an apple orchard named "Colora Orchards" and to the school called West Nottingham Academy, from which current NBA player Josh Boone graduated in 2002. The school also educated famous contemporary artist Eric Fishl.

It is the location of Colora Meetinghouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[3] The West Nottingham Academy Historic District was listed in 1990.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Colora". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  2. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". Retrieved 2008-06-09. 
  3. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 

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