Wolcott, Colorado facts for kids
Bridge over Eagle River in Wolcott
|• Total||0.39 sq mi (1.00 km2)|
|• Land||0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|Elevation||6,990 ft (2,130 m)|
|• Density||40/sq mi (15.6/km2)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||0204665|
Wolcott is a census-designated place (CDP) and a U.S. Post Office located in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 15. The Wolcott Post Office has the ZIP Code 81655.
A post office called Wolcott has been in operation since 1889. The community was named after Edward O. Wolcott, a United States Senator from Colorado.
Wolcott is located in central Eagle County at Colorado River. U.S. Route 6 passes through the community, following the river, while Interstate 70 forms the southern edge of the CDP, with access from Exit 157. I-70 and US-6 each lead 7 miles (11 km) east to Edwards and west 10 miles (16 km) to Eagle, the county seat. Colorado State Highway 131 intersects I-70 at Exit 157, passes through the center of Wolcott, and leads north 72 miles (116 km) to Steamboat Springs.(39.702696,-106.678448), in the valley of the Eagle River, a west-flowing tributary of the
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