Thatcher, Colorado

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Thatcher, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Thatcher, Colorado is located in Colorado
Thatcher, Colorado
Thatcher, Colorado is located in the US
Thatcher, Colorado
Location in the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°32′45″N 104°06′30″W / 37.54583°N 104.10833°W / 37.54583; -104.10833Coordinates: 37°32′45″N 104°06′30″W / 37.54583°N 104.10833°W / 37.54583; -104.10833
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Las Animas County
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[1] 81059 (Model)
Area code(s) 719

Thatcher is an unincorporated community located in Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Post Office at Model (ZIP Code 81059) now serves Thatcher postal addresses.[1]

A post office called Thatcher was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1973.[2] The community was named after M. D. Thatcher, a local cattleman.[3]

Geography[edit]

Thatcher is located at 37°32′45″N 104°06′30″W / 37.54583°N 104.10833°W / 37.54583; -104.10833 (37.545830,-104.108330).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. January 3, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 July 2016. 
  3. ^ 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. 49.