Bovina, Colorado facts for kids
|State||State of Colorado|
|Elevation||5,190 ft (1,582 m)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|ZIP code||80818 (Genoa)|
|GNIS feature ID||0204818|
A post office called Bovina was established in 1899, and remained in operation until 1955. The community was named for nearby cattle ranches, "Bovina" meaning "cattle" in Spanish.
Bovina is located at Interstate 70 at exit 376, and along the Union Pacific Railroad line between Limon and Burlington. It is located approximately 7 miles E of Genoa and 8 miles W of Arriba. The town is located on an unnamed creek. Recently, homes have been constructed in the town's area.(39.285589, -103.275624). Bovina is located on the old US 24 highway. Just off
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