Hartsel, Colorado

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Hartsel, Colorado
Town
U.S. Highway 24 passing through Hartsel
Coordinates: 39°01′17″N 105°47′45″W / 39.02139°N 105.79583°W / 39.02139; -105.79583Coordinates: 39°01′17″N 105°47′45″W / 39.02139°N 105.79583°W / 39.02139; -105.79583
Country United States
State Colorado
CountiesPark[1]
Founded1880
Elevation8,864 ft (2,702 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total677
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2]80449
 
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Hartsel, Colorado
Town
U.S. Highway 24 passing through Hartsel
Coordinates: 39°01′17″N 105°47′45″W / 39.02139°N 105.79583°W / 39.02139; -105.79583Coordinates: 39°01′17″N 105°47′45″W / 39.02139°N 105.79583°W / 39.02139; -105.79583
Country United States
State Colorado
CountiesPark[1]
Founded1880
Elevation8,864 ft (2,702 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total677
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2]80449

Hartsel is an unincorporated town and a U.S. Post Office located in Park County, Colorado, United States. Hartsel was founded in 1880. Located at the geographic center of the state, it is often referred to as "The Heart of Colorado". The community's namesake is Samuel Hartsel, a local cattle rancher.[3] The Hartsel Post Office has the ZIP Code 80449.[2] The ZCTA for 80449 had a population of 677 at the 2000 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Hartsel is located at 39°01′17″N 105°47′45″W / 39.02139°N 105.79583°W / 39.02139; -105.79583 (39.021318,-105.795765).

According to the United States Census Bureau the town has a total area of 605.10 square miles (973.60 km²), 601.18 square miles (967.29 km²) is land and 3.92 square miles (6.30 km²) is covered with water. Hartsel's elevation is 2,702 meters (8,864 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000[4], the population of ZIP code 80449 was 677 with 284 households. The population density was 1.13 per square mile (1.81 per km²). The racial makeup of the ZIP code was 94.1% White, 0.9% Native American, 2.7% other races, and 2.4% from two or more races.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. December 28, 2006. Retrieved December 28, 2006. 
  3. ^ http://www.growingyourfuture.com/programs/activity_books/pdf/Cattle%20History%20Book.pdf[dead link]
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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