Gardner, Colorado

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Gardner, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Gardner in late 2014 on a snowy day
Gardner in late 2014 on a snowy day
Gardner is located in Colorado
Gardner
Gardner
Gardner is located in the US
Gardner
Gardner
Coordinates: 37°47′01″N 105°09′57″W / 37.78361°N 105.16583°W / 37.78361; -105.16583Coordinates: 37°47′01″N 105°09′57″W / 37.78361°N 105.16583°W / 37.78361; -105.16583
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Huerfano[1]
Elevation[1] 6,969 ft (2,124 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81040

Gardner is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Huerfano County, Colorado, United States. The Gardner Post Office has the ZIP Code 81040.[2]

A post office called Gardner has been in operation since 1871.[3] The community has the name of Herbert Gardner, a local pioneer.[4] Herbert was the son of Henry Gardner.

Geography[edit]

Gardner is located at 37°47′01″N 105°09′57″W / 37.78361°N 105.16583°W / 37.78361; -105.16583 (37.783740,-105.165939).

Gardner Butte, located just east of town.

Just to the east of Gardner is the Gardner Butte, a volcanic plug that rises conspicuously from the surrounding plains.

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. 

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