Hoyt, Colorado

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Hoyt, Colorado
Hoyt, looking south along Morgan County Road 4.
Hoyt, looking south along Morgan County Road 4.
Hoyt, Colorado is located in Colorado
Hoyt, Colorado
Hoyt, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°00′56″N 104°04′31″W / 40.01556°N 104.07528°W / 40.01556; -104.07528Coordinates: 40°00′56″N 104°04′31″W / 40.01556°N 104.07528°W / 40.01556; -104.07528
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Morgan[1]
Elevation 4,774 ft (1,455 m)
Population
 • Total Abt. 165
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2]
80654 (Wiggins)

Hoyt is a small unincorporated community in Morgan County, Colorado, United States. The 1996 feet (608 meters) high Hoyt Radio Tower is located near Hoyt. The community was named after Dr. James A. Hoyt, an early settler.[3]

A post office at Hoyt had been in operation since 1906.[4] The U.S. Post Office at Wiggins (ZIP Code 80654) now serves Hoyt postal addresses.[2]

Geography

Hoyt is located at 40°00′56″N 104°04′31″W / 40.01556°N 104.07528°W / 40.01556; -104.07528 (40.015520,-104.075375).

References

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. January 3, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved January 3, 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. 27.
  4. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
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