Brandon, Colorado

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Brandon, Colorado
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Brandon in 2015.
Brandon in 2015.
Location of Brandon in Kiowa County, Colorado.
Location of Brandon in Kiowa County, Colorado.
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
CountyKiowa
Establishedlate 1887[1][2]
Government
 • Typeunincorporated community
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code08-08290

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).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

See also[edit]

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). Archived 2012-07-11 at Archive.is 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.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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