Copper Mountain, Colorado

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Copper Mountain, Colorado
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Tucker Mountain at Copper Mountain Resort.
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Location of the Copper Mountain CDP in Summit County, Colorado.
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Copper Mountain
Location of the Copper Mountain CDP in the United States.
Coordinates: 39°28′37″N106°12′04″W / 39.4768949°N 106.2011130°W / 39.4768949; -106.2011130 (Copper Mountain CDP, Colorado) Coordinates: 39°28′37″N106°12′04″W / 39.4768949°N 106.2011130°W / 39.4768949; -106.2011130 (Copper Mountain CDP, Colorado) [1]
Country Flag of the United States.svg  United States
State Flag of Colorado.svg  Colorado
County Summit County
Government
[2]
  Type unincorporated community
Area
[1]
  Total32.058 sq mi (83.030 km2)
  Land32.058 sq mi (83.030 km2)
  Water0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2)
Elevation
[2]
11,368 ft (3,465 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total385
  Density12/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code [3]
Frisco 80443
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature [2] Copper Mountain CDP

Copper Mountain is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Summit County, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Breckenridge, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population of the Copper Mountain CDP was 385 at the United States Census 2010. [4] The Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District provides services. The Frisco post office (Zip Code 80443) serves the area. [3] The Copper Mountain CDP includes the Copper Mountain Ski Resort and Copper Mountain village.

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History

Copper Mountain was originally named "Wheeler" for a local judge and developer, and it has also been known as "Wheeler Station" in the past. The naming question was settled by a decision from the Board on Geographic Names, which ruled in favor of "Copper Mountain" in 1977. [2]

Geography

Copper Mountain is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) north-northeast of Leadville in the White River National Forest. Copper Mountain village has an elevation of 9,695 feet (2,955 m).

The Copper Mountain CDP has an area of 20,517 acres (83.030 km2), all land. [1]

Demographics

The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Copper Mountain CDP for the United States Census 2010.

Copper Mountain CDP, Colorado
YearPop.±%
2010 385    
2020     
Source: United States Census Bureau

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "State of Colorado Census Designated Places - BAS20 - Data as of January 1, 2020". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved December 27, 2020.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "U.S. Board on Geographic Names: Domestic Names". United States Geological Survey . Retrieved December 27, 2020.
  3. 1 2 "Zip Code 80443 Map and Profile". zipdatamaps.com. 2020. Retrieved December 27, 2020.
  4. "2010: DEC Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved December 27, 2020.