Weston, Colorado

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Weston, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Old church in Vigil Plaza, near Weston, 1936
Old church in Vigil Plaza, near Weston, 1936
Weston, Colorado is located in Colorado
Weston, Colorado
Weston, Colorado is located in the US
Weston, Colorado
Location in Las Animas County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°07′58″N 104°50′51″W / 37.13278°N 104.84750°W / 37.13278; -104.84750Coordinates: 37°07′58″N 104°50′51″W / 37.13278°N 104.84750°W / 37.13278; -104.84750
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Las Animas County[1]
Elevation[1] 6,900 ft (2,100 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81091
Area code(s) 719
GNIS feature ID 0204810

Weston is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. The Weston Post Office has the ZIP Code 81091.[2]

A post office called Weston has been in operation since 1889.[3] The community was named after A. J. Weston, a local pioneer.[4]

Geography[edit]

Weston is located at 37°07′58″N 104°50′51″W / 37.13278°N 104.84750°W / 37.13278; -104.84750 (37.132677,-104.847507).

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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 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. 51.