Chama, Colorado facts for kids
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County Road L.7 in Chama.
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|Elevation||8,179 ft (2,493 m)|
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Chama is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in Costilla County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Chama Post Office is 81126.
The town of Chama was established by settlers from Chamita, New Mexico, in 1860. The Chama Post Office opened on May 3, 1907. The Chama school was taken down between the years of 1999 and 2001.
Most of Chama's houses are made of adobe. Many of them are very old. There is also a lot of rocks and "chamiso" sage brush in Chama. It is at the foothills of Culebra Ranch.
Chama is located at 37°09′46″N 105°22′30″W / 37.16278°N 105.37500°W (37.162916,-105.375023).
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