Bedrock, Colorado

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Bedrock, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Bedrock's general store.
Bedrock's general store.
Bedrock, Colorado is located in Colorado
Bedrock, Colorado
Bedrock, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°18′54″N 108°53′25″W / 38.31500°N 108.89028°W / 38.31500; -108.89028Coordinates: 38°18′54″N 108°53′25″W / 38.31500°N 108.89028°W / 38.31500; -108.89028
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Montrose County
Established 1883[1]
Elevation[2] 4,990 ft (1,521 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code 81411[3]

Bedrock is an unincorporated community and U.S. post office in Montrose County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP code of Bedrock is 81411.[3]

History[edit]

The town of Bedrock was established in 1883.[1] The Bedrock post office opened on November 8, 1883.[4] The town's general store and post office were built on solid rock, hence the name.[1]

The general store, built in 1882 and featured in the 1991 film Thelma & Louise, was closed in 2011 due to health concerns of the owner, and later sold. As of 2016, the store was being prepared to reopen under new management.

Geography[edit]

Bedrock is located in Paradox Valley at 38°18′54″N 108°53′25″W / 38.31500°N 108.89028°W / 38.31500; -108.89028 (38.315128,-108.890305).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Eichler, Geo. R. (1977). Colorado Place Names. 77-089726: Johnson Publishing Company. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  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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