Dumont, Colorado

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Dumont, Colorado
Dumont looking up towards the Divide.
Dumont looking up towards the Divide.
Dumont, Colorado is located in Colorado
Dumont, Colorado
Dumont, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°45′52″N 105°35′57″W / 39.76444°N 105.59917°W / 39.76444; -105.59917Coordinates: 39°45′52″N 105°35′57″W / 39.76444°N 105.59917°W / 39.76444; -105.59917
Country United States
State State of Colorado
CountyClear Creek County[1]
Elevation7,933 ft (2,418 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2]
80436
Area code(s)Both 303 and 720

Dumont is a small unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office situated along Clear Creek in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. The Dumont Post Office has the ZIP Code 80436.[2] Dumont is a part of the Downieville-Lawson-Dumont census-designated place.

History[edit]

Dumont is named for John M. Dumont, a mine operator.[3]

Geography[edit]

Dumont is located at 39°45′52″N 105°35′57″W / 39.76444°N 105.59917°W / 39.76444; -105.59917 (39.764478,-105.599213).

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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 November 23, 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2006.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 110.