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Arapahoe, Colorado
Arapahoe, Colorado is located in Colorado
Arapahoe, Colorado
Arapahoe, Colorado
Location in Colorado
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Cheyenne County
Established 1870
 • Type unincorporated town
 • Total 0.277 sq mi (0.718 km2)
 • Land 0.277 sq mi (0.718 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.000 km2)
4,026 ft (1,227 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 719
GNIS feature Arapahoe CDP

Arapahoe is an unincorporated town, a post office, and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Cheyenne County, Colorado, United States. The Arapahoe post office has the ZIP code 80802. At the United States Census 2010, the population of the 80802 ZIP Code Tabulation Area was 238 including adjacent areas.


The first town of Arapahoe was established in 1859 in Arapahoe County, Kansas Territory (present-day Jefferson County, Colorado); see Arapahoe, Colorado (ghost town). The town eventually withered, but Arapahoe was reestablished at the present site in 1870. The second Arapahoe Post Office opened on May 5, 1910.


Arapahoe is located at 38°51′01″N 102°11′02″W / 38.85028°N 102.18389°W / 38.85028; -102.18389 (38.850270,-102.183838).


The United States Census Bureau defined the Arapahoe CDP for the United States Census 2020.

Arapahoe CDP, Colorado
Year Pop. ±%
2020 —    
Source: United States Census Bureau
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