Ames and the Ilium Valley
|Elevation||8,720 ft (2,658 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
Ames is an unincorporated community in San Miguel County, Colorado, United States. Ames is the site of the world's first system to generate and transmit alternating current electricity for industrial purposes (mining), the Ames Hydroelectric Generating Plant.
Ames is located at (37.864, -107.882).