Lazear, Colorado

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Lazear, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Looking north on 3100 Road in Lazear.
Looking north on 3100 Road in Lazear.
Lazear is located in Colorado
Lazear
Lazear
Lazear is located in the US
Lazear
Lazear
Location in Delta County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°46′48″N 107°46′54″W / 38.78000°N 107.78167°W / 38.78000; -107.78167Coordinates: 38°46′48″N 107°46′54″W / 38.78000°N 107.78167°W / 38.78000; -107.78167
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Delta[1]
Elevation[1] 5,443 ft (1,659 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81420
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature ID 0186514

Lazear is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in Delta County, Colorado, United States. The Lazear Post Office has the ZIP Code 81420.[2]

A post office called Lazear has been in operation since 1912.[3] The community has the name of J. B. Lazear, the original owner of the town site.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lazear is located at 38°46′48″N 107°46′54″W / 38.78000°N 107.78167°W / 38.78000; -107.78167 (38.780049,-107.781544).

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. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 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. 32.