Vernon, Colorado

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Vernon, Colorado
Census-designated place (CDP)
Vernon, Colorado is located in Colorado
Vernon, Colorado
Location in Yuma County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°56′46″N 102°19′02″W / 39.94611°N 102.31722°W / 39.94611; -102.31722Coordinates: 39°56′46″N 102°19′02″W / 39.94611°N 102.31722°W / 39.94611; -102.31722
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Yuma County[1]
Elevation[1] 3,900 ft (1,200 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80755
GNIS feature ID 0183063

Vernon is a census-designated place and a U.S. Post Office located in Yuma County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 29.[3] The Vernon Post Office has the ZIP Code 80755.[2]

A post office called Vernon has been in operation since 1892.[4] The community was named after a local minister with the name Vernon.[5]

Geography[edit]

Vernon is located at 39°56′46″N 102°19′02″W / 39.94611°N 102.31722°W / 39.94611; -102.31722 (39.946069,-102.317219).

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". United States Postal Service. January 3, 2007. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved January 3, 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 11 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. 50.