Wolcott, Colorado

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Wolcott, Colorado
Census-designated place
Bridge over Eagle River in Wolcott
Bridge over Eagle River in Wolcott
Wolcott is located in Colorado
Wolcott
Wolcott
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°42′10″N 106°40′42″W / 39.70278°N 106.67833°W / 39.70278; -106.67833
WOLCOTT COLORADO Latitude and Longitude:

39°42′10″N 106°40′42″W / 39.70278°N 106.67833°W / 39.70278; -106.67833
Country   United States
State   Colorado
County Eagle County [1]
Area
 • Total 0.39 sq mi (1.00 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation [1] 6,990 ft (2,130 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15
 • Density 40/sq mi (15.6/km2)
Time zone MST ( UTC-7)
 • Summer ( DST) MDT ( UTC-6)
ZIP code [2] 81655
GNIS feature ID 0204665
FIPS code 08-85760

Wolcott is a census-designated place (CDP) and a U.S. Post Office located in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 15. [3] The Wolcott Post Office has the ZIP Code 81655. [2]

A post office called Wolcott has been in operation since 1889. [4] The community was named after Edward O. Wolcott, a United States Senator from Colorado. [5]

Geography

Wolcott is located in central Eagle County at 39°42′10″N 106°40′42″W / 39.70278°N 106.67833°W / 39.70278; -106.67833 (39.702696,-106.678448), in the valley of the Eagle River, a west-flowing tributary of the Colorado River. U.S. Route 6 passes through the community, following the river, while Interstate 70 forms the southern edge of the CDP, with access from Exit 157. I-70 and US-6 each lead 7 miles (11 km) east to Edwards and west 10 miles (16 km) to Eagle, the county seat. Colorado State Highway 131 intersects I-70 at Exit 157, passes through the center of Wolcott, and leads north 72 miles (116 km) to Steamboat Springs.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census [6]

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