Ninaview, Colorado

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Ninaview, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Ninaview, Colorado is located in Colorado
Ninaview, Colorado
Ninaview, Colorado is located in the US
Ninaview, Colorado
Location in Bent County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°38′52″N 103°14′25″W / 37.64778°N 103.24028°W / 37.64778; -103.24028Coordinates: 37°38′52″N 103°14′25″W / 37.64778°N 103.24028°W / 37.64778; -103.24028
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Bent[1]
Elevation[1] 4,432 ft (1,351 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81054 (Las Animas)
Area code(s) 719
GNIS feature ID 0195900

Ninaview is an unincorporated community in Bent County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Post Office at Las Animas (ZIP Code 81054) now serves Ninaview postal addresses.[2]

A post office called Ninaview was established in 1915, and remained in operation until 1965.[3] The community derives its name from one Nina Jones, the daughter of a local merchant.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ninaview is located at 37°38′52″N 103°14′25″W / 37.64778°N 103.24028°W / 37.64778; -103.24028 (37.647675,-103.240414).

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. January 3, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 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. 37.