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Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Entering Buffalo Creek from the north
Entering Buffalo Creek from the north
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Jefferson County
Established About 1877
Elevation
6,762 ft (2,061 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
80425

Buffalo Creek is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Buffalo Creek Post Office is 80425.

History

The town of Buffalo Creek was established about 1877 along the stream of the same name. The Buffalo Creek Post Office opened on August 16, 1878. The town has been destroyed by fire several times. The Colorado Trail is approximately 5 miles from Buffalo Creek. It is open for hiking, biking and camping. The Pike National Forest runs through Buffalo Creek where the elevation is 6500 to 6700 ft.

Geography

Buffalo Creek is located at 39°23′11″N 105°16′12″W / 39.38639°N 105.27000°W / 39.38639; -105.27000 (39.386458,-105.269966). Only parts of the pine forest in and nearby have been caught ablaze, not the entire area.

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