Jaroso, Colorado

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Jaroso, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Jaroso, Colorado is located in Colorado
Jaroso, Colorado
Jaroso, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°00′14″N 105°37′26″W / 37.00389°N 105.62389°W / 37.00389; -105.62389Coordinates: 37°00′14″N 105°37′26″W / 37.00389°N 105.62389°W / 37.00389; -105.62389
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Costilla[1]
Elevation[1] 7,575 ft (2,309 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81138
GNIS feature ID 0193115

Jaroso is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in Costilla County, Colorado, United States. The Jaroso Post Office has the ZIP Code 81138.[2]

A post office called Joroso has been in operation since 1911.[3] Jaroso is a name derived from Spanish meaning "willows".[4]


Jaroso is located at 37°00′14″N 105°37′26″W / 37.00389°N 105.62389°W / 37.00389; -105.62389 (37.003924,-105.623760).


  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 28, 2006. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved December 28, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 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. 28.