Kokomo

Name:

Kokomo

County:

Summit

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Time Zone:

Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)

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Kokomo is a ghost town in Summit County, in the U.S. state of Colorado.

Remains:

A post office called Kokomo was established in 1879, and remained in operation until 1965. The community took its name from nearby Kokomo Gulch which was named after Kokomo, Indiana.

Established:

1879

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

In the 1890s, Kokomo was at the highest elevation (10,618 feet) of any incorporated town in the state. The town was a Silver mining location that reached zero population in the 1960s when the land was bought by Climax Molybdenum Company to use as a tailings dump.

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