Carr, Colorado

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Carr, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Post office in Carr
Post office in Carr
Carr, Colorado is located in Colorado
Carr, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°53′47″N 104°52′32″W / 40.89639°N 104.87556°W / 40.89639; -104.87556Coordinates: 40°53′47″N 104°52′32″W / 40.89639°N 104.87556°W / 40.89639; -104.87556
Country United States
State State of Colorado
CountyWeld County
Established1872[1]
Elevation[2]5,712 ft (1,741 m)
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code80612[3]
 
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Carr, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Post office in Carr
Post office in Carr
Carr, Colorado is located in Colorado
Carr, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°53′47″N 104°52′32″W / 40.89639°N 104.87556°W / 40.89639; -104.87556Coordinates: 40°53′47″N 104°52′32″W / 40.89639°N 104.87556°W / 40.89639; -104.87556
Country United States
State State of Colorado
CountyWeld County
Established1872[1]
Elevation[2]5,712 ft (1,741 m)
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code80612[3]

Carr is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Carr Post Office is 80612.[3] Some consider Carr a ghost town.[4]

History[edit]

The town of Carr was established by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1872.[1] Carr was named for Robert E. Carr of the Union Pacific, who managed the construction of the rail line through the town. The Carr Post Office opened on March 26, 1872. [5]

Geography[edit]

Carr is located at 40°53′47″N 104°52′32″W / 40.89639°N 104.87556°W / 40.89639; -104.87556 (40.896257,-104.875488).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eichler, Geo. R. (1977). Colorado Place Names. 77-089726: Johnson Publishing Company. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 4, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Carr". Atjeu Publishing. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Bauer, William H.; James L. Ozment, John H. Willard (1990). Colorado Post Offices 1859-1989. 90-34759: The Colorado Railroad Museum. ISBN 0-918654-42-4. 

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