Vroman, Colorado

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Vroman is an unincorporated community in Otero County, in the U.S. state of Colorado.[1]

History[edit]

A variant name was Weitzer.[2] A post office called Weitzer was established in 1908, the name was changed to Vroman in 1918, and the post office closed in 1954.[3] The community has the name of one Mr. Vroman, a local pioneer.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vroman, Colorado
  2. ^ a b 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. 51.
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 July 2016.

Coordinates: 38°05′23″N 103°48′37″W / 38.089761°N 103.810145°W / 38.089761; -103.810145