Valmont, Colorado facts for kids
Valmont School, built in 1911 (2010 photo)
|• Total||0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)|
|• Land||0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||5,180 ft (1,580 m)|
|• Density||221/sq mi (85.2/km2)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
Valmont was platted in 1865, and named for the valleys and peaks near the town site. A post office called Valmont was established in 1865, and remained in operation until 1901.
Valmont is located in southeastern Boulder County, east of the city of Boulder, between Boulder Creek to the north and 200-foot-tall (60 m) Valmont Butte to the south. Valmont Road runs through the center of the community.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Valmont CDP has an area of 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), of which 0.27 square miles (0.7 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 23.63%, is water.
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