Cory, Colorado

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Cory, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Cory is located in Colorado
Cory
Cory
Cory is located in the US
Cory
Cory
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°47′17″N 107°59′08″W / 38.78806°N 107.98556°W / 38.78806; -107.98556Coordinates: 38°47′17″N 107°59′08″W / 38.78806°N 107.98556°W / 38.78806; -107.98556
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Delta County[1]
Elevation[1] 5,187 ft (1,581 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code[2] 81414

Cory is a small unincorporated community within the boundaries of the incorporated town of Orchard City in Delta County, Colorado, United States. There is a U.S. Post Office in Cory, the ZIP Code for which is 81414.[2]

A post office called Cory has been in operation since 1895.[3] An early postmaster gave the community the name of his wife, Cora Hurshman.[4]

Geography[edit]

Cory is located at 38°47′17″N 107°59′08″W / 38.78806°N 107.98556°W / 38.78806; -107.98556 (38.788078,-107.985477).

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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". United States Postal Service. December 15, 2006. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on September 3, 2007. Retrieved December 15, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Dawson, John Frank. 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. 15.