|State||State of Colorado|
|County||Las Animas County|
|Elevation||6,883 ft (2,098 m)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
The town of Boncarbo was established by the American Smelting and Refining Company in 1915. Boncarbo is a corruption of the French bon carbon, meaning good coal. The Boncarbo Post Office opened on November 15, 1917. Most of the coal mined at Boncarbo was sent to Cokedale for coking.
Boncarbo is located at(37.216249,-104.695587).
- Outline of Colorado
- State of Colorado
- Spanish Peaks
- Eichler, Geo. R. (1977). Colorado Place Names. 77-089726: Johnson Publishing Company.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Bauer, William H.; James L. Ozment; John H. Willard (1990). Colorado Post Offices 1859-1989. 90-34759: The Colorado Railroad Museum. ISBN 0-918654-42-4.