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
Counties Weld[1]
Elevation[1] 4,770 ft (1,454 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
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" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 15, 2006. Retrieved December 15, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. 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.