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Cahone, Colorado
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Dolores County
Established About 1912
6,680 ft (2,036 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code

Cahone is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Dolores County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Cahone Post Office is 81320.


The town of Cahone was established about 1912. The Cahone Post Office opened on May 21, 1916. The town was named by Bert Ballenger, the town's first postmaster, for a nearby canyon named El Cajon in Spanish, meaning little box.

Ansel Hall Ruin, also known as Cahone Ruin, was a prehistoric North San Juan pueblo from the AD 1000-1499 period and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1997.

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