Tiger, Colorado

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Tiger is an extinct town in Summit County, in the U.S. state of Colorado.

A post office called Tiger was established in 1919, and remained in operation until 1940.[1] The community took its name from the Royal Tiger Mines Company.[2] The town site was destroyed by Forest Service in order to be used as a snowmobile track.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  2. ^ 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. 49.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tiger (historical)

Coordinates: 39°31′22″N 105°57′44″W / 39.52278°N 105.96222°W / 39.52278; -105.96222