Sams, Colorado

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Sams is an unincorporated community in San Miguel County, in the U.S. state of Colorado.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Sams was in operation between 1903 and 1950.[2] Sams was named after the proprietor of a local sawmill.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sams, Colorado
  2. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  3. ^ 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. 45.

Coordinates: 38°06′14″N 107°57′27″W / 38.10389°N 107.95750°W / 38.10389; -107.95750