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Colson is in Letcher County.
Colson is in the Eastern Coal Field region.
The community was named for David G. Colson, congressman
The latitude of Colson is 37.223N. The longitude is -82.856W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,155 feet.
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Letcher County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colson political report.
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