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Shawnee, Colorado
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Entering Shawnee from the east
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Coordinates: 39°25′12″N 105°33′06″W / 39.42000°N 105.55167°W / 39.42000; -105.55167Coordinates: 39°25′12″N 105°33′06″W / 39.42000°N 105.55167°W / 39.42000; -105.55167
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Park County
Elevation
8,120 ft (2,475 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
80475
GNIS feature ID 0183232

Shawnee is an unincorporated community and in northern Park County, Colorado, United States. Shawnee is situated in the Platte Canyon, along the North Fork South Platte River, west of Bailey on U.S. Highway 285.

Shawnee consists of a general store and post office, and surrounding houses, on the hillside south of the highway overlooking the river valley.

History

A post office called Shawnee has been in operation since 1900. The community takes its name from nearby Shawnee Peak.

Geography

Shawnee is located at 39°25′12″N 105°33′06″W / 39.42000°N 105.55167°W / 39.42000; -105.55167 (39.420017,-105.551662).

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