Colora, Maryland

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Colora, Maryland
Colora is located in Maryland
Location of Colora in Maryland
Colora is located in the United States
Colora (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°40′19″N 76°05′55″W / 39.67194°N 76.09861°W / 39.67194; -76.09861Coordinates: 39°40′19″N 76°05′55″W / 39.67194°N 76.09861°W / 39.67194; -76.09861
Country United States
State Maryland
County Cecil
Elevation91 m (299 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)410
FIPS code24-24015
GNIS feature ID583852[1]
Other nameWest Nottingham[1]

Colora is an unincorporated community in western Cecil County, Maryland, United States, near Conowingo and Port Deposit.

The ZIP code of this area is 21917, and has some historic houses and some new structures, such as some development neighborhoods.

It is also home to an apple orchard named "Colora Orchards" and to the school called West Nottingham Academy, from which current NBA player Josh Boone graduated in 2002. The school also educated famous contemporary artist Eric Fischl.

Colora is the location of Colora Meetinghouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[3] The West Nottingham Academy Historic District was listed in 1990.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Colora". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-03-19.
  2. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". Retrieved 2008-06-09.
  3. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.

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