Dotsero, Colorado facts for kids
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Confluence of the Eagle River and the Colorado River in Dotsero.
Location of the Dotsero CDP in Eagle County, Colorado.
|• Type||unincorporated community|
|• Total||1.551 sq mi (4.017 km2)|
|• Land||1.356 sq mi (3.511 km2)|
|• Water||0.195 sq mi (0.506 km2)|
|Elevation||6,142 ft (1,872 m)|
|• Density||520/sq mi (201/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature||Dotsero CDP|
Dotsero is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Edwards, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population of the Dotsero CDP was 705 at the United States Census 2010. The Gypsum post office (Zip Code 81637) serves the area.
Dotsero is built at the base of Colorado's most recently active volcano, the Dotsero Crater, which, according to the United States Geological Survey, erupted 4,140 years ago.
The main industry at Dotsero for years consisted of making cinderblocks from the volcano.
The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Dotsero CDP for the United States Census 2010.
|Dotsero CDP, Colorado|
|Source: United States Census Bureau|
- In Spanish: Dotsero (Colorado)
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