Model, Colorado

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Model, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Looking south along U.S. Route 350 in Model.
Looking south along U.S. Route 350 in Model.
Model, Colorado is located in Colorado
Model, Colorado
Model, Colorado is located in the US
Model, Colorado
Location in Las Animas County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°22′22″N 104°14′43″W / 37.37278°N 104.24528°W / 37.37278; -104.24528Coordinates: 37°22′22″N 104°14′43″W / 37.37278°N 104.24528°W / 37.37278; -104.24528
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Las Animas[1]
Elevation[1] 5,617 ft (1,712 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81059
Area code(s) 719
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 [2] and has been in operation since 1912.[3] The community originally was a planned, or "model" community, hence the name.[4]

Geography[edit]

Model is located at 37°22′22″N 104°14′43″W / 37.37278°N 104.24528°W / 37.37278; -104.24528 (37.372886,-104.245319).

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" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. June 27, 2007. Retrieved June 27, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 July 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. 35.