Galeton, Colorado

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Galeton, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 40°31′16″N 104°35′05″W / 40.52111°N 104.58472°W / 40.52111; -104.58472Coordinates: 40°31′16″N 104°35′05″W / 40.52111°N 104.58472°W / 40.52111; -104.58472
Country United States
State Colorado
CountiesWeld[1]
Elevation[1]4,770 ft (1,454 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2]80622
Area code(s)970

Galeton is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The Galeton Post Office has the ZIP Code 80622.[2]

A post office called Galeton has been in operation since 1910.[3] The community was named for one Miss Gale, the daughter of a local family of settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Galeton is located at 40°31′16″N 104°35′05″W / 40.52111°N 104.58472°W / 40.52111; -104.58472 (40.521107,-104.584694).

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. ^ "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. 23.