The post office in Burns.
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|Elevation||6,496 ft (1,980 m)|
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Burns is an unincorporated community in northern Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The community is located along a remote stretch of the Colorado River southwest of Kremmling. It is accessible only by dirt and gravel county roads from State Highway 131 and Interstate 70. The community is located in an arroyo along the river, along the route of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad mainline (now the Union Pacific Railroad) in the sandstone canyons along the Colorado. It consists of a U.S. Post Office (ZIP Code 80426) and a ranch. Livestock ranching is the primary industry in the surrounding area.
Burns is located at(39.873385,-106.881866).
- Outline of Colorado
- State of Colorado
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