Rugby, Colorado
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Rugby is an
unincorporated community An unincorporated area is a region that is not governed by a local municipal corporation. Widespread unincorporated communities and areas are a distinguishing feature of the United States and Canada. Most other countries of the world either have ...
in Las Animas County, in the
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of
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History

A post office called Rugby was established in 1900, and remained in operation until 1947. The community was named after Rugby, in England, the native land of a local mining official.


References

Unincorporated communities in Las Animas County, Colorado Unincorporated communities in Colorado {{Colorado-geo-stub