Dumont, Colorado

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Dumont, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Dumont looking up towards the Divide.
Dumont looking up towards the Divide.
Dumont, Colorado is located in Colorado
Dumont, Colorado
Dumont, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°45′52″N 105°35′57″W / 39.76444°N 105.59917°W / 39.76444; -105.59917Coordinates: 39°45′52″N 105°35′57″W / 39.76444°N 105.59917°W / 39.76444; -105.59917
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Clear Creek County[1]
Elevation[1] 7,933 ft (2,418 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80436
Area code(s) Both 303 and 720

Dumont is a small unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office situated along Clear Creek in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. The Dumont Post Office has the ZIP Code 80436.[2] Dumont is a part of the Downieville-Lawson-Dumont census-designated place.

History[edit]

Dumont is named for John M. Dumont, a mine operator.[3]

Geography[edit]

Dumont is located at 39°45′52″N 105°35′57″W / 39.76444°N 105.59917°W / 39.76444; -105.59917 (39.764478,-105.599213).

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References[edit]

  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" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 15, 2006. Retrieved December 15, 2006. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 110.