Somerset, Colorado

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Somerset, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Coal train near Somerset
Coal train near Somerset
Somerset is located in Colorado
Somerset
Somerset
Somerset is located in the US
Somerset
Somerset
Coordinates: 38°55′35″N 107°28′11″W / 38.92639°N 107.46972°W / 38.92639; -107.46972Coordinates: 38°55′35″N 107°28′11″W / 38.92639°N 107.46972°W / 38.92639; -107.46972
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Gunnison County[1]
Elevation[1] 6,030 ft (1,838 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2] 81434
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature ID 0186369

Somerset is an unincorporated community, coal mining town and a U.S. Post Office located in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. The Somerset Post Office has the ZIP Code 81434.[2]

Somerset Post Office, July 2016

Description[edit]

The community was named after Somerset, Pennsylvania.[3]

Geography[edit]

Somerset is located at 38°55′35″N 107°28′11″W / 38.92639°N 107.46972°W / 38.92639; -107.46972 (38.926298,-107.469807).

See also[edit]

Flag of Colorado.svg Colorado portal

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. ^ 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. 47. 

External links[edit]

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