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Gardner, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Gardner in late 2014 on a snowy day.
Gardner in late 2014 on a snowy day.
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Huerfano
Elevation 6,969 ft (2,124 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 81040

Gardner is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Huerfano County, Colorado, United States. The Gardner Post Office has the ZIP Code 81040.

A post office called Gardner has been in operation since 1871. The community has the name of Herbert Gardner, a local pioneer. Herbert was the son of Henry Gardner.


Gardner is located at 37°47′01″N 105°09′57″W / 37.78361°N 105.16583°W / 37.78361; -105.16583 (37.783740,-105.165939).

Gardner Butte
Gardner Butte, located just east of town.

Just to the east of Gardner is the Gardner Butte, a volcanic plug that rises conspicuously from the surrounding plains.

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