Monarch, Colorado

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Monarch, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Monarch's main road.
Monarch's main road.
Monarch, Colorado is located in Colorado
Monarch, Colorado
Monarch, Colorado is located in the US
Monarch, Colorado
Location in the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°33′09″N 106°17′38″W / 38.5526022°N 106.2939187°W / 38.5526022; -106.2939187Coordinates: 38°33′09″N 106°17′38″W / 38.5526022°N 106.2939187°W / 38.5526022; -106.2939187
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Chaffee
Elevation[1] 9,544 ft (2,909 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81227 (PO Box)
GNIS feature ID 0204757

Monarch, formerly named Garfield, is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located near Monarch Pass in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. The Monarch U.S. Post Office has the ZIP Code 81227.[2]

Geography[edit]

Monarch is located in the valley of the South Arkansas River, 12 miles west-northwest of Poncha Springs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.