Farista, Colorado

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Farista, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Farista is located in Colorado
Farista
Farista
Farista is located in the US
Farista
Farista
Coordinates: 37°39′26″N 104°47′41″W / 37.65722°N 104.79472°W / 37.65722; -104.79472Coordinates: 37°39′26″N 104°47′41″W / 37.65722°N 104.79472°W / 37.65722; -104.79472
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Huerfano
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[1] 81089 (Walsenburg)
Area code(s) 719

Farista is an unincorporated community in Huerfano County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Post Office at Walsenburg (ZIP Code 81089) now serves Farista postal addresses.[1]

A post office called Farista was established in 1923, and remained in operation until 1990.[2] An early postmaster named for his daughter, Jeanette "Farista" Farris.[3]

Geography[edit]

Farista is located at 37°39′26″N 104°47′41″W / 37.65722°N 104.79472°W / 37.65722; -104.79472 (37.657189,-104.794636).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. January 3, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved January 3, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Dawson, John Frank. 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. 21.