Yoder, Colorado

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Yoder, Colorado
Yoder, looking west.
Yoder, looking west.
Yoder is located in Colorado
Yoder
Yoder
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°50′22″N 104°13′20″W / 38.83944°N 104.22222°W / 38.83944; -104.22222Coordinates: 38°50′22″N 104°13′20″W / 38.83944°N 104.22222°W / 38.83944; -104.22222
CountryUnited States
StateColorado
CountyEl Paso County[1]
Elevation6,145 ft (1,873 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
80864[3]
Area code(s)719
GNIS feature ID0193568

Yoder is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The Yoder Post Office has the ZIP Code 80864.[3]

A post office called Yoder has been in operation since 1904.[4] Ira M. Yoder, an early postmaster, gave the community his name.[5]

Students are served by the Edison Junior-Senior High School of the Edison School District 54JT, as well as by the Miami-Yoder School District 60JT.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ "Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report". USGS. Retrieved August 15, 2007.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 11, 2016.
  5. ^ Dawson, John Fran k. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, Colorado: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 52.