Heeney, Colorado

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Heeney, Colorado
Town
Coordinates: 39°52′20″N 106°18′02″W / 39.87222°N 106.30056°W / 39.87222; -106.30056Coordinates: 39°52′20″N 106°18′02″W / 39.87222°N 106.30056°W / 39.87222; -106.30056
Country USA
State Colorado
County Summit[1]
Elevation[1] 8,045 ft (2,452 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80498 (Silverthorne)

Heeney is a census-designated place in northern Summit County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 76.[3] It is situated on the hillside along the west side of Green Mountain Reservoir, in the valley of the Blue River, between Kremmling and Silverthorne. It is accessible by a county road from State Highway 9. The community consists of a cluster of vacation homes and permanent residences perched above the reservoir, which is a semi-popular[clarification needed] destination for recreational boating and fishing. The businesses of the town include a liquor/bait and tackle store oriented towards sportsmen. The U.S. Post Office at Silverthorne (ZIP Code 80498) now serves Heeney postal addresses.[2]

Geography[edit]

Homes along the west side of Green Mountain Reservoir in Heeney

Heeney is located at 39°52′20″N 106°18′02″W / 39.87222°N 106.30056°W / 39.87222; -106.30056 (39.872331,-106.300449).

Climate[edit]

This climate type is dominated by the winter season, a long, bitterly cold period with short, clear days, relatively little precipitation mostly in the form of snow, and low humidity. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Heeney has a subarctic climate, abbreviated "Dfc" on climate maps.[4]

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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" (JAVASCRIPT/HTML). United States Postal Service. January 3, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 2007. 
  3. ^ Colorado Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-02-25.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Heeney, Colorado