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The Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Office Complex in Towaoc.
|• Type||unincorporated town|
|• Total||3.585 sq mi (9.284 km2)|
|• Land||3.585 sq mi (9.284 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.000 km2)|
|Elevation||6,007 ft (1,831 m)|
|• Density||312.5/sq mi (120.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature||Towaoc CDP|
Towaoc is an unincorporated town, a post office, a census-designated place (CDP), and the capital of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe located on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation in Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. The Towaoc post office has the ZIP Code 81334 (post office boxes). At the United States Census 2020, the population of the Towaoc CDP was 1,120.
Towaoc is located at(37.205424, -108.727082).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2), all land.
Old Towaoc, located at the base of Ute Mountain, is approximately 2 miles (3 km) west of US Highways 491-160, and includes various tribal and BIA governmental buildings and housing areas, including the tribal offices of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. In recent years, a small complex has been developed directly on US Highway 491-160 at the junction of the road into the original town. This includes the Ute Mountain Casino, Hotel & Resort, with a travel center (convenience store, food service, and fuel sales), campground, and the offices and shops for the Weeminuche Construction Authority (the Tribal construction company) and other facilities.
|Towaoc CDP, Colorado|
|Source: United States Census Bureau|
|Spoke English at home||47.18%|
|Spoke Colorado River Numic at home||45.99%|
|Spoke Navajo at home||5.31%|
|Spoke Spanish at home||1.08%|
|Spoke Cheyenne at home||0.43%|
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