Grant, Colorado

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Grant, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Approaching Grant from the east on U.S. Highway 285.
Approaching Grant from the east on U.S. Highway 285.
Coordinates: 39°27′35″N 105°39′45″W / 39.45972°N 105.66250°W / 39.45972; -105.66250Coordinates: 39°27′35″N 105°39′45″W / 39.45972°N 105.66250°W / 39.45972; -105.66250
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Park[1]
Elevation[1] 8,606 ft (2,623 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80448

Grant is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Park County, Colorado, United States. The community is located in foothills of the Front Range in the Platte Canyon, in the upper valley of the North Fork South Platte River, approximately 6 miles (10 km) east of Kenosha Pass. It sits along U.S. Highway 285 approximately 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Denver. It consists largely of a general store, post office, and surrounding houses and trailers along the south side of the highway and along the north side of the river. The Grant Post Office has the ZIP Code 80448.[2] Grant is located at the mouth of Geneva Creek where it descends southward from the Front Range. County Road 62 follows the creek northward to Guanella Pass, leading to Georgetown in the canyon of Clear Creek.

Geography[edit]

Grant is located at 39°27′35″N 105°39′45″W / 39.45972°N 105.66250°W / 39.45972; -105.66250 (39.459788,-105.662556).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 27, 2006. Retrieved December 27, 2006. 
Grant in early 1900s