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Orchard, Colorado
Washington Avenue in Orchard, Colorado.
Washington Avenue in Orchard, Colorado.
Country  United States
State  Colorado
Counties Morgan
Elevation
4,413 ft (1,345 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
80649
GNIS feature ID 0180764

Orchard is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Morgan County, Colorado, United States. The Orchard Post Office has the ZIP Code 80649.

A post office called Orchard has been in operation since 1882. The community was named for a grove of cottonwood trees near the original town site.

Geography

Orchard is located at 40°19′51″N 104°07′07″W / 40.33083°N 104.11861°W / 40.33083; -104.11861 (40.330843,-104.118633).

Orchard is the town that was used to film James Michener's miniseries Centennial. Most if not all of the remnants of the production sets are now gone.

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