Maybell is an unincorporated rural village, and namesake for a census-designated place (CDP), in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. It is located in the valley of the Yampa River along U.S. Highway 40. Craig is 30 miles (48 km) east along US 40, and Dinosaur is 57 miles (92 km) to the west. State Highway 318 leads northwest from Maybell 61 miles (98 km) to the Utah border, passing Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 72.
The village, founded in the 1880s, was named after May Bell, the wife of a local cattleman. It currently consists of a meat processing plant, general store with gas pumps, a garage, an elementary school, a residential hotel, a restaurant, a post office, and housing. The Post Office, in operation since 1884, serves the ZIP code 81640.
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