Mesita, Colorado

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Mesita, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Mesita, Colorado is located in Colorado
Mesita, Colorado
Location in Costilla County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°05′52″N 105°36′08″W / 37.09778°N 105.60222°W / 37.09778; -105.60222Coordinates: 37°05′52″N 105°36′08″W / 37.09778°N 105.60222°W / 37.09778; -105.60222
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Costilla[1]
Elevation[1] 7,674 ft (2,339 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81152 (San Luis)
GNIS feature ID 0204792

Mesita is an unincorporated community in Costilla County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Post Office at San Luis (ZIP Code 81152) now serves Mesita postal addresses.[2]

Reported UFO Activity[edit]

Mesita is reportedly the site of some of the San Luis Valley cow mutilations. Two cows and one horse were found east of Mesita with unexplainable mutilations, including a rectal coring, and signs of being dropped from a great height.[3]


Mesita is located at 37°05′52″N 105°36′08″W / 37.09778°N 105.60222°W / 37.09778; -105.60222 (37.097908,-105.602131).


  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. January 3, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 2007. 
  3. ^ O'Brien, Christopher (June 2007). Secrets of the Mysterious Valley. Ventures Unlimited Press. p. 441. ISBN 1-931882-66-5.