Arapahoe, Colorado

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Arapahoe, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Arapahoe, Colorado is located in Colorado
Arapahoe, Colorado
Arapahoe, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°51′01″N 102°11′02″W / 38.85028°N 102.18389°W / 38.85028; -102.18389Coordinates: 38°51′01″N 102°11′02″W / 38.85028°N 102.18389°W / 38.85028; -102.18389
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Cheyenne County[1]
Established 1870[2]
Elevation[1] 4,009 ft (1,222 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code 80802[3]
Area code(s) 719
GNIS feature ID 0196392

Arapahoe is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Cheyenne County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Arapahoe Post Office is 80802.[3]


The first town of Arapahoe was established in 1859 in Arapahoe County, Kansas Territory (present-day Jefferson County, Colorado); see Arapahoe, Colorado (ghost town).[2] The town eventually withered, but Arapahoe was reestablished at the present site in 1870.[2] The second Arapahoe Post Office opened on May 5, 1910.[4]


Arapahoe is located at 38°51′01″N 102°11′02″W / 38.85028°N 102.18389°W / 38.85028; -102.18389 (38.850270,-102.183838).

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  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b c Eichler, Geo. R. (1977). Colorado Place Names. 77-089726: Johnson Publishing Company. 
  3. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on 3 September 2007. Retrieved September 3, 2007. 
  4. ^ Bauer, William H.; James L. Ozment; John H. Willard (1990). Colorado Post Offices 1859-1989. 90-34759: The Colorado Railroad Museum. ISBN 0-918654-42-4. 

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