Phippsburg, Colorado

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Phippsburg, Colorado
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Entering Phippsburg on State Highway 131
Entering Phippsburg on State Highway 131
Phippsburg, Colorado is located in Colorado
Phippsburg, Colorado
Location in Routt County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°13′56″N 106°56′35″W / 40.23222°N 106.94306°W / 40.23222; -106.94306Coordinates: 40°13′56″N 106°56′35″W / 40.23222°N 106.94306°W / 40.23222; -106.94306
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Routt[1]
Elevation[1] 7,438 ft (2,267 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80469
GNIS feature ID 0173063

Phippsburg is a census-designated place and a U.S. Post Office in Routt County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 204.[3] The Phippsburg Post Office has the ZIP Code 80469.[2]

A post office called Phippsburg has been in operation since 1909.[4] The community was named after Lawrence C. Phipps, a Colorado legislator.[5]

Geography[edit]

Phippsburg is located at 40°13′56″N 106°56′35″W / 40.23222°N 106.94306°W / 40.23222; -106.94306 (40.232102,-106.943150).

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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 2, 2007. Retrieved January 2, 2007. 
  3. ^ Colorado Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-02-25.
  4. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 July 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 40.