Mosca, Colorado
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Mosca, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Mosca, Colorado is located in Colorado
Mosca, Colorado
Mosca, Colorado
Mosca, Colorado is located in the US
Mosca, Colorado
Mosca, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado Location in Alamosa County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°38?52?N 105°52?27?W / 37.64778°N 105.87417°W / 37.64778; -105.87417Coordinates: 37°38?52?N 105°52?27?W / 37.64778°N 105.87417°W / 37.64778; -105.87417
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Alamosa[1]
Elevation[1] 7,559 ft (2,304 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 o Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81146
GNIS feature ID 0196391

Mosca is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. It was named for the nearby Mosca Pass, which was named for the Spanish explorer, Luis de Moscoso Alvarado.[3] The Mosca Post Office has the ZIP Code 81146.[2]

Geography

Mosca is located at 37°38?52?N 105°52?27?W / 37.64778°N 105.87417°W / 37.64778; -105.87417 (37.647675,-105.874043). The elevation of Mosca is 7,559 feet (2304 meters).

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References

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. January 2, 2007. Retrieved 2007. 
  3. ^ Dawson, John Frank. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 36. 

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