Maybell, Colorado

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Maybell, Colorado
Census-designated area & Unincorporated community
The general store in Maybell.
The general store in Maybell.
Maybell is located in Colorado
Maybell
Maybell
Location in Moffat County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°31′02″N 108°05′10″W / 40.51722°N 108.08611°W / 40.51722; -108.08611Coordinates: 40°31′02″N 108°05′10″W / 40.51722°N 108.08611°W / 40.51722; -108.08611
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Moffat[1]
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 5,922 ft (1,805 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 72
 • Density 143/sq mi (55.3/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81640
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature ID 0170708

Maybell is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 72.[3] The Maybell Post Office has the ZIP code 81640.[2]

The lowest temperature ever recorded in the state of Colorado was −61 °F (−52 °C) at Maybell on February 1, 1985.[4]

Geography[edit]

Maybell is located at 40°31′02″N 108°05′10″W / 40.51722°N 108.08611°W / 40.51722; -108.08611 (40.517192,-108.086071). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it has an area of 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.[3]

The community is located in the valley of the Yampa River along U.S. Highway 40. Craig is 30 miles (48 km) east along US 40, and Dinosaur is 57 miles (92 km) to the west. State Highway 381 leads northwest from Maybell 61 miles (98 km) to the Utah border, passing Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters.

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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. 2007-01-11. Retrieved 2007-01-11. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Maybell CDP, Colorado". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 31, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Record Lowest Temperatures by State" (PDF). National Climatic Data Center. 2004-01-01. Retrieved 2007-01-11.