Joes, Colorado

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Joes, Colorado
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Joes, looking east on U.S. Route 36.
Joes, looking east on U.S. Route 36.
Joes, Colorado is located in Colorado
Joes, Colorado
Joes, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°39′21″N 102°40′30″W / 39.65583°N 102.67500°W / 39.65583; -102.67500Coordinates: 39°39′21″N 102°40′30″W / 39.65583°N 102.67500°W / 39.65583; -102.67500
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Yuma[1]
Elevation[1] 4,272 ft (1,302 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80822
GNIS feature ID 0204816

Joes is a census-designated place and a U.S. Post Office in Yuma County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 80.[3] The Joes Post Office has the ZIP Code 80822.[2]

A post office called Joes has been in operation since 1912.[4] The community was named for the fact a share of the first settlers were named Joe.[5]

Geography[edit]

Joes is located at 39°39′21″N 102°40′30″W / 39.65583°N 102.67500°W / 39.65583; -102.67500 (39.655928,-102.674961).

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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 28, 2006. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved December 28, 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 28 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. 28. Archived from the original on 2016-11-08. 
  • Propst, Nell B. (1988). The Boys From Joes: A Colorado Basketball Legend. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing. ISBN 0-87108-932-7