The general store in Maybell
|Moffat County and the state of Colorado|
|• Total||0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)|
|• Land||0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||5,922 ft (1,805 m)|
|• Density||143/sq mi (55.3/km2)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||0170708|
Maybell is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 72. The Maybell Post Office has the ZIP code 81640.
Maybell is located at (40.517192,-108.086071). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it has an area of 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.
The community is located in the valley of the Yampa River along U.S. Highway 40. Craig is 30 miles (48 km) east along US 40, and Dinosaur is 57 miles (92 km) to the west. State Highway 318 leads northwest from Maybell 61 miles (98 km) to the Utah border, passing Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge.
This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters.
The lowest temperature ever recorded in the state of Colorado was −61 °F (−52 °C) at Maybell on February 1, 1985.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Maybell CDP, Colorado". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
- "Record Lowest Temperatures by State" (PDF). National Climatic Data Center. 2004-01-01. Retrieved 2007-01-11.