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Austin, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Delta County
Established 1900
Elevation 5,043 ft (1,537 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code 81410

Austin is a small unincorporated community within the boundaries of the incorporated town of Orchard City in Delta County, Colorado, United States. There is a U.S. Post Office in Austin, the ZIP Code for which is 81410.

Ferganchick Orchard Rock Art Site, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a prehistoric archaeological site located near Austin. Starting that the beginning of the 1st century, rock art was made at the site by Archaic people, and then Uncompahgre complex and Ute people.

A post office called Austin has been in operation since 1905. The community has the name of Austin E. Miller, an early settler.

Geography

Austin is located at 38°46′53″N 107°57′04″W / 38.78139°N 107.95111°W / 38.78139; -107.95111 (38.781253,-107.950974).


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