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Arapahoe, Colorado
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Cheyenne County
Established 1870
Elevation
4,009 ft (1,222 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
80802
Area code(s) 719
GNIS feature ID 0196392

Arapahoe is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Cheyenne County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Arapahoe Post Office is 80802.

History

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.

Geography

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).

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