Idledale, Colorado

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Idledale, Colorado
Census-designated place
Idledale in 2014.
Idledale in 2014.
Idledale, Colorado is located in Colorado
Idledale, Colorado
Idledale, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°39′57″N 105°14′39″W / 39.66583°N 105.24417°W / 39.66583; -105.24417Coordinates: 39°39′57″N 105°14′39″W / 39.66583°N 105.24417°W / 39.66583; -105.24417
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Jefferson[1]
Elevation[1] 6,460 ft (1,969 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 252
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80453
GNIS feature ID 204713

Idledale is a census-designated place, unincorporated community, and a U.S. Post Office in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States.[3] The Idledale Post Office has the ZIP Code 80453.[2]


Originally called Starbuck Heights, the town was almost washed out by a storm in 1933. When it was rebuilt, the town became known as Idledale.[1]


Idledale is located at 39°39′57″N 105°14′39″W / 39.66583°N 105.24417°W / 39.66583; -105.24417 (39.665971,-105.244045).

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  1. ^ a b c "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 28, 2006. Retrieved December 28, 2006. 
  3. ^ [1]