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Mosca, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Alamosa
Elevation 7,559 ft (2,304 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 81146
GNIS feature ID 0196391

Mosca is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. It was named for the nearby Mosca Pass, which was named for the Spanish explorer, Luis de Moscoso Alvarado. The Mosca Post Office has the ZIP Code 81146.

Geography

Mosca is located at 37°38′52″N 105°52′27″W / 37.64778°N 105.87417°W / 37.64778; -105.87417 (37.647675,-105.874043). The elevation of Mosca is 7,559 feet (2304 meters).

Nearby attractions

  • Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
  • San Luis State Park
  • Colorado Gators Reptile Park

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