Tyrone, Colorado

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Tyrone, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Tyrone, Colorado is located in Colorado
Tyrone, Colorado
Tyrone, Colorado is located in the US
Tyrone, Colorado
Location in Las Animas County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°27′15″N 104°12′15″W / 37.45417°N 104.20417°W / 37.45417; -104.20417Coordinates: 37°27′15″N 104°12′15″W / 37.45417°N 104.20417°W / 37.45417; -104.20417
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Las Animas County[1]
Elevation[1] 5,541 ft (1,689 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81059 (Model)
Area code(s) 719
GNIS feature ID 0204807

Tyrone is an unincorporated community located in Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Post Office at Model (ZIP Code 81059) now serves Tyrone postal addresses.[2]

A post office called Tyrone was established in 1929, and remained in operation until 1968.[3] The origin of the name Tyrone is obscure.[4]

Geography[edit]

Tyrone is located at 37°27′15″N 104°12′15″W / 37.45417°N 104.20417°W / 37.45417; -104.20417 (37.454284,-104.204121).

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 11 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. 50.