Bristol, Colorado

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Bristol, Colorado
Unincorporated community
U.S. Route 385 going north through Bristol.
U.S. Route 385 going north through Bristol.
Bristol, Colorado is located in Colorado
Bristol, Colorado
Bristol, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°07′20″N 102°18′40″W / 38.12222°N 102.31111°W / 38.12222; -102.31111Coordinates: 38°07′20″N 102°18′40″W / 38.12222°N 102.31111°W / 38.12222; -102.31111
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Prowers
Established 1906[1]
Elevation[2] 3,586 ft (1,093 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code 81047 (Holly)[3]

Bristol is an unincorporated community in Prowers County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Post Office at Holly (ZIP Code 81047) now serves Bristol postal addresses.[3]

History[edit]

The town of Bristol was established in 1906.[1] The community was named after C. H. Bristol, a railroad official.[4] The Bristol Post Office opened on July 1, 1908, and closed on November 2, 1997.[5]

Geography[edit]

Bristol is located at 38°07′20″N 102°18′40″W / 38.12222°N 102.31111°W / 38.12222; -102.31111 (38.122134,-102.311211).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. January 3, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on September 3, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 2007. 
  4. ^ Dawson, John Frank (1954). Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 11. 
  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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