Karval, Colorado

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Karval, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Karval, Colorado is located in Colorado
Karval, Colorado
Karval, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°44′00″N 103°32′13″W / 38.73333°N 103.53694°W / 38.73333; -103.53694Coordinates: 38°44′00″N 103°32′13″W / 38.73333°N 103.53694°W / 38.73333; -103.53694
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Lincoln[1]
Elevation[1] 5,115 ft (1,559 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80823
Area code(s) 719
GNIS feature ID 0196395

Karval is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Lincoln County, Colorado, United States. The Karval Post Office has the ZIP Code 80823.[2]

A post office called Karval has been in operation since 1911.[3] The community derives its name from G. K. Kravig, a pioneer settler.[4]


Karval is located at 38°44′00″N 103°32′13″W / 38.73333°N 103.53694°W / 38.73333; -103.53694 (38.733197,-103.537045).


  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 28, 2006. Retrieved December 28, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 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. 29. 

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