Brandon, Colorado

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Brandon, Colorado
CDP
Brandon in 2015.
Brandon in 2015.
Brandon, Colorado is located in Colorado
Brandon, Colorado
Brandon, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°26′49″N 102°26′23″W / 38.44694°N 102.43972°W / 38.44694; -102.43972Coordinates: 38°26′49″N 102°26′23″W / 38.44694°N 102.43972°W / 38.44694; -102.43972
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Kiowa
Established late 1887[1][2]
Government
 • Type unincorporated community
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code Sheridan Lake CO 81071[3]

Brandon is a census-designated place in Kiowa County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 21.[4] The U.S. Post Office at Sheridan Lake (ZIP Code 81071) now serves Brandon postal addresses.[3]

History[edit]

The town of Brandon was established in late 1887.[1][2] The Brandon Post Office opened on May 19, 1888, and closed on February 28, 1963.[5]

Geography[edit]

Brandon is located at 38°26′49″N 102°26′23″W / 38.44694°N 102.43972°W / 38.44694; -102.43972 (38.446867,-102.439613).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eichler, Geo. R. (1977). Colorado Place Names. 77-089726: Johnson Publishing Company. 
  2. ^ a b "KIOWA COUNTY: THE HIGH PLAINS OF SOUTHEAST COLORADO". Archived from the original (MS Word) on 2006-10-23. Retrieved 2007-09-30. 
  3. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. January 3, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on September 3, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 2007. 
  4. ^ Colorado Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-02-25.
  5. ^ 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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