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Bedrock, Colorado
Bedrock's general store.
Bedrock's general store.
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Montrose County
Established 1883
Elevation
4,990 ft (1,521 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
81411

Bedrock is an unincorporated community and U.S. post office in Montrose County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP code of Bedrock is 81411.

History

The town of Bedrock was established in 1883. The Bedrock post office opened on November 8, 1883. The town's general store and post office were built on solid rock, hence the name.

The general store, built in 1882 and featured in the 1991 film Thelma & Louise, was closed in 2011 due to health concerns of the owner, and later sold. As of 2016, the store was being prepared to reopen under new management.

Geography

Bedrock is located in Paradox Valley at 38°18′54″N 108°53′25″W / 38.31500°N 108.89028°W / 38.31500; -108.89028 (38.315128,-108.890305).

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