McCoy, Colorado

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McCoy, Colorado
Census-designated place
Entering McCoy
Entering McCoy
McCoy is located in Colorado
McCoy
McCoy
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°54′58″N 106°43′31″W / 39.91611°N 106.72528°W / 39.91611; -106.72528Coordinates: 39°54′58″N 106°43′31″W / 39.91611°N 106.72528°W / 39.91611; -106.72528
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Eagle
Area
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 6,706 ft (2,044 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 24
 • Density 81/sq mi (31.3/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80463
GNIS feature ID 0175753
FIPS code 08-47345

McCoy is a census-designated place (CDP) and a U.S. Post Office in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 24.[3] The McCoy Post Office has the ZIP code 80463.[2]

A post office called McCoy has been in operation since 1891.[4] The community was named after Charles H. McCoy, a cattleman.[5]

Geography[edit]

McCoy is located along the northern border of Eagle County at 39°54′58″N 106°43′31″W / 39.91611°N 106.72528°W / 39.91611; -106.72528 (39.916056,-106.725140), in the valley of Rock Creek, less than one mile north of its mouth at the Colorado River. Colorado State Highway 131 passes through the community, leading south 20 miles (32 km) to Interstate 70 at Wolcott and north 52 miles (84 km) to Steamboat Springs.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "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 2, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved January 2, 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 1 July 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. 34.