Garcia, Colorado

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Garcia, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 37°00′12″N 105°32′12″W / 37.00333°N 105.53667°W / 37.00333; -105.53667Coordinates: 37°00′12″N 105°32′12″W / 37.00333°N 105.53667°W / 37.00333; -105.53667
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Costilla[1]
Elevation[1] 7,726 ft (2,355 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81152

Garcia is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in Costilla County, Colorado, United States, just north of the New Mexico border. The Garcia Post Office has the ZIP Code 81134.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Garcia was established in 1915.[3] The community was named for the local Garcia family.[4]

Geography[edit]

Garcia is located at 37°00′12″N 105°32′12″W / 37.00333°N 105.53667°W / 37.00333; -105.53667 (37.003375,-105.536728).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. December 15, 2006. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  4. ^ 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. 23.