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Timpas, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Otero County
Elevation 4,430 ft (1,350 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 81050 (La Junta)
Area code(s) 719
GNIS feature ID 0195713

Timpas is an unincorporated community located in Otero County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Post Office at La Junta (ZIP Code 81050) now serves Timpas postal addresses.

A post office called Timpas was established in 1891, and remained in operation until 1970. The community took its name from nearby Timpas Creek.

Geography

Timpas is located at 37°49′05″N 103°46′25″W / 37.81806°N 103.77361°W / 37.81806; -103.77361 (37.818056,-103.773594).


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