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Snowmass, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Pitkin County
Elevation 6,847 ft (2,087 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 81654
GNIS feature ID 0179690

Snowmass (sometimes known locally as Old Snowmass) is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. It is situated in the valley of the Roaring Fork River, near the mouth of Snowmass Creek along State Highway 82 between Aspen and Basalt. It consists largely of a post office, several commercial businesses, and surrounding houses and ranches. The Snowmass Post Office has the ZIP Code 81654.

Snowmass should not be confused with the Snowmass Ski Area or with the Town of Snowmass Village, the location of the ski area.

History

Ken Lay, the former CEO of Enron, died near Snowmass on July 5, 2006.

Geography

Snowmass is located at 39°19′51″N 106°59′06″W / 39.33083°N 106.985°W / 39.33083; -106.985 (39.330845,-106.985035).

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