Nathrop, Colorado facts for kids
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An old school in Nathrop.
|• Type||unincorporated town|
|• Total||0.723 sq mi (1.873 km2)|
|• Land||0.723 sq mi (1.873 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.000 km2)|
|Elevation||7,680 ft (2,341 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature||Nathrop CDP|
Nathrop is an unincorporated town, a post office, and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. The Nathrop post office has the ZIP code 81236. At the United States Census 2010, the population of the 81236 ZIP Code Tabulation Area was 1,017 including adjacent areas.
Nathrop was named for Charles Nachtrieb, owner of the townsite.
Nathrop is located at(38.747222,-106.075556).
Ruby Mountain is a rhyolite outcrop located about one mile northeast of Nathrop. Small spessartite garnet crystals are found throughout the outcropping. Small pebbles of black obsidian referred to as "Apache tears" by collectors can also be found in the talus rock at the base of the cliffs.
|Nathrop CDP, Colorado|
|Source: United States Census Bureau|
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