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]


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.


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).

See also[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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