Hasty, Colorado

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Hasty, Colorado
Census-designated place
Hasty is located in Colorado
Location in Colorado
Coordinates: 38°06′45″N 102°57′26″W / 38.11250°N 102.95722°W / 38.11250; -102.95722Coordinates: 38°06′45″N 102°57′26″W / 38.11250°N 102.95722°W / 38.11250; -102.95722
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Bent[1]
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 3,870 ft (1,180 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 144
 • Density 409/sq mi (157.9/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81044
Area code(s) 719

Hasty is a census-designated place and a U.S. Post Office located in Bent County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 144.[3] The Hasty Post Office has the ZIP Code 81044.[2]

A post office called Hasty has been in operation since 1910.[4] The community was named after Lon Hasty, a pioneer settler.[5]


Hasty is located in northeast Bent County at 38°06′45″N 102°57′26″W / 38.11250°N 102.95722°W / 38.11250; -102.95722 (38.112410,-102.957344), just north of the dam for John Martin Reservoir on the Arkansas River. U.S. Highway 50 passes through the community, leading west 16 miles (26 km) to Las Animas, the county seat, and east 20 miles (32 km) to Lamar.

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  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" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 15, 2006. Retrieved December 15, 2006. 
  3. ^ Colorado Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-02-25.
  4. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 26.