Coaldale, Colorado facts for kids
|State||State of Colorado|
|• Total||29.8 sq mi (77.3 km2)|
|• Land||29.8 sq mi (77.3 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||6,550 ft (2,000 m)|
|• Density||9/sq mi (3.3/km2)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||204773|
Coaldale is located in southwestern Fremont County at Howard. The northeastern edge of the CDP follows the Arkansas River, and U.S. Route 50 follows the river through the CDP. Cañon City, the county seat, is 37 miles (60 km) to the east (downriver), while Salida is 21 miles (34 km) northwest (upriver).(38.364003,-105.755939). It is bordered to the northwest by the community of
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Coaldale CDP has an area of 29.8 square miles (77.3 km2), all of it land. The CDP extends southwest out of the Arkansas River valley up into San Isabel National Forest and the Sangre de Cristo Range. The southeastern edge of the CDP follows the Hayden Creek valley up to Hayden Pass; the southwestern edge follows the Saguache County line along the crest of the Sangre de Cristos; and the northwestern edge follows Stout Creek and Kerr Gulch Road back down to the Arkansas River valley.
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