Laird, Colorado

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Laird, Colorado
CDP
Coordinates: 40°04′58″N 102°06′21″W / 40.08278°N 102.10583°W / 40.08278; -102.10583Coordinates: 40°04′58″N 102°06′21″W / 40.08278°N 102.10583°W / 40.08278; -102.10583
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Yuma[1]
Elevation[1] 3,406 ft (1,038 m)
  47
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80758 (Wray)
GNIS feature ID 0183040

Laird is a census-designated place in Yuma County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 47.[3] The U.S. Post Office at Wray (ZIP Code 80758) now serves Laird postal addresses.[2]

A post office called Laird has been in operation since 1887.[4] The community has the name of James Laird, a Nebraska legislator.[5]

Geography[edit]

Laird is located at 40°04′58″N 102°06′21″W / 40.08278°N 102.10583°W / 40.08278; -102.10583 (40.082800,-102.105732).

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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. January 3, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. 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. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 30.