Wetmore, Colorado

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Wetmore, Colorado
Entering Wetmore from the east.
Entering Wetmore from the east.
Wetmore, Colorado is located in Colorado
Wetmore, Colorado
Location in Custer County and the state of Colorado
Wetmore, Colorado is located in the US
Wetmore, Colorado
Wetmore, Colorado (the US)
Coordinates: 38°14′16″N 105°05′04″W / 38.23778°N 105.08444°W / 38.23778; -105.08444Coordinates: 38°14′16″N 105°05′04″W / 38.23778°N 105.08444°W / 38.23778; -105.08444
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyCuster County[1]
Elevation6,086 ft (1,855 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2]
81253
GNIS feature ID0192225

Wetmore is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in Custer County, Colorado, United States. The Wetmore Post Office has the ZIP Code 81253.[2]

A post office called Wetmore has been in operation since 1881.[3] The community was named after William Wetmore, a first settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Wetmore is located at 38°14′16″N 105°05′04″W / 38.23778°N 105.08444°W / 38.23778; -105.08444 (38.237911,-105.084400).

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. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  4. ^ 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.