Maybell, Colorado
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Maybell, Colorado
Unincorporated community
The general store in Maybell
The general store in Maybell
Location of Maybell in Moffat County, Colorado.
Location of Maybell in Moffat County, Colorado.
Maybell is located in Colorado
Maybell
Maybell
Maybell is located in the US
Maybell
Maybell
Location in Moffat County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°31?02?N 108°05?10?W / 40.51722°N 108.08611°W / 40.51722; -108.08611Coordinates: 40°31?02?N 108°05?10?W / 40.51722°N 108.08611°W / 40.51722; -108.08611
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Moffat[1]
Area
 o Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 o Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 o Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 5,922 ft (1,805 m)
Population (2010)
 o Total 72
 o Density 143/sq mi (55.3/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 o Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81640
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature ID 0170708

Maybell is an unincorporated rural village, and namesake for a census-designated place (CDP), in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. It is located in the valley of the Yampa River along U.S. Highway 40. Craig is 30 miles (48 km) east along US 40, and Dinosaur is 57 miles (92 km) to the west. State Highway 318 leads northwest from Maybell 61 miles (98 km) to the Utah border, passing Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 72.[3]

The village, founded in the 1880s, was named after May Bell, the wife of a local cattleman. It currently consists of a meat processing plant, general store with gas pumps, an elementary school, a residential hotel, a restaurant, a post office, and housing. The Post Office, in operation since 1884, serves the ZIP code 81640.[2][4]

Geography

Maybell is located at 40°31?02?N 108°05?10?W / 40.51722°N 108.08611°W / 40.51722; -108.08611 (40.517192,-108.086071). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it has an area of 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.[3]

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters.

The lowest temperature ever recorded in the state of Colorado was -61 °F (-52 °C) at Maybell on February 1, 1985.[5]

Climate data for Maybell, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 56
(13)
66
(19)
75
(24)
82
(28)
91
(33)
96
(36)
102
(39)
98
(37)
94
(34)
87
(31)
70
(21)
61
(16)
102
(39)
Average high °F (°C) 32.4
(0.2)
37.3
(2.9)
48.0
(8.9)
59.0
(15)
69.5
(20.8)
79.7
(26.5)
87.1
(30.6)
84.6
(29.2)
74.9
(23.8)
62.7
(17.1)
45.9
(7.7)
34.1
(1.2)
59.6
(15.3)
Average low °F (°C) 1.8
(-16.8)
7.1
(-13.8)
17.9
(-7.8)
25.8
(-3.4)
33.4
(0.8)
40.6
(4.8)
47.1
(8.4)
45.6
(7.6)
36.2
(2.3)
25.3
(-3.7)
15.3
(-9.3)
4.0
(-15.6)
25.0
(-3.9)
Record low °F (°C) -60
(-51)
-61
(-52)
-21
(-29)
-11
(-24)
10
(-12)
22
(-6)
26
(-3)
28
(-2)
8
(-13)
-10
(-23)
-26
(-32)
-50
(-46)
-61
(-52)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.81
(20.6)
0.85
(21.6)
1.06
(26.9)
1.38
(35.1)
1.14
(29)
0.96
(24.4)
0.78
(19.8)
0.90
(22.9)
1.14
(29)
1.20
(30.5)
1.11
(28.2)
0.99
(25.1)
12.31
(312.7)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 12.0
(30.5)
10.2
(25.9)
8.8
(22.4)
4.6
(11.7)
0.9
(2.3)
0.1
(0.3)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.4
(1)
1.7
(4.3)
9.6
(24.4)
12.9
(32.8)
61.2
(155.4)
Source: [6]

Demographics

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. 2007-01-11. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on 2007-09-03. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Maybell CDP, Colorado". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved 2013. 
  4. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2016. 
  5. ^ "Record Lowest Temperatures by State" (PDF). National Climatic Data Center. 2004-01-01. Retrieved . 
  6. ^ {{cite web |url=http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/cgi-bin/cliMAIN.pl?co5446 |source 2 = <ref?"MAYBELL, COLORADO (055446)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved 2016. 

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