Looking south along U.S. Route 350 in Model.
|Las Animas County and the state of Colorado|
|Elevation||5,617 ft (1,712 m)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||0204809|
Model is an unincorporated community with a U.S. Post Office in Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. The Model Post Office has the ZIP Code 81059  and has been in operation since 1912. The community originally was a planned, or "model" community, hence the name.
Model is located at(37.372886,-104.245319).
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
- 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. 35.