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Mosca
Alamosa County, Colorado

ZipCodes
81146




Page Contents for Mosca, Colorado

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Mosca is approximately 787 2010xx.
The amount of land area in Mosca is 268 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mosca to Washington DC is 1639 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 150 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mosca is positioned 37.65 degrees north of the equator and 105.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mosca elevation is 7,550 feet above sea level.
Mosca median income is $ 43,661 2008.
The Mosca median home price is $ 108,380 2010xx.

Location

about 12 miles north of Alamosa in southern Colorado.
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History & History Related Items

Mosca Pass is nearby. It was named for Luis de Moscoso de Alvarado, a Spanish explorer. Mosca was named for the pass. Other previous names for the area were Orean and Streator. It is basically uninhabited today though a few people still live in the area.
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Attractions

San Luis Lake State Park
PO Box 175
Mosca, CO 81146
This 2,054 acre park and wildlife area is an important habitat for animals and nature. The facilities at the park were planned to minimize any disruption to the natural way of life for all the living things within the park area.

See some great pictures of Mosca and the surrounding area.

Thunder Valley Speedway
Thunder Valley Speedway is the Highest Altitude track in the nation at 7600 feet.

Colorado Alligator Farm
9162 County Road 9 North
Mosca, CO
An admission fee is charged
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm Labor Day - Memorial Day. Hours may vary during the year.
Phone: 719-378-2612
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Mosca Schools

Sangre de Cristo Undivided High School
5401 Terry Street
Mosca, CO Mosca

Miscellany

The population of Mosca was:
1990 - 399
2000 - 562
2008 - 645
2010 - 787

Median age:
2008 - 34.8 years


Median Household Income:
2008 - $ 43,661

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 71,900
2008 - $ 120,554
2010 - $ 120,380

Mosca is located in the Mountain Time Zone.


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