Allison, Colorado

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Allison, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 37°01′28″N 107°29′17″W / 37.02444°N 107.48806°W / 37.02444; -107.48806Coordinates: 37°01′28″N 107°29′17″W / 37.02444°N 107.48806°W / 37.02444; -107.48806[1]
Country United States
State Colorado
Counties La Plata[1]
Elevation[1] 6,217 ft (1,895 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 970

Allison is an unincorporated community in La Plata County, Colorado, United States.[1]

A post office called Allison was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1954.[2] The community was named after Allison Stocker, a government surveyor.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Dawson, John Frank (1954). 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. 6.