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Monarch, Colorado

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Welcome to Monarch ...

Monarch is located in Chaffee County.

Time Zone: Monarch lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Monarch: (719)

The ZIP code for Monarch: 81227<1>

Communities near Monarch ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Bonanza   [Map]   18   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bowerman - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Iron City - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ohio City   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pitkin   [Map]   71   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Poncha Springs   [Map]   862   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Monarch.

Communities Also Named Monarch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Monarch - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Monarch.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monarch. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monarch. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monarch.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Monarch:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monarch ...

Looking for more information about Monarch? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Monarch, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Monarch.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monarch. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Monarch). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Monarch or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Monarch) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monarch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Monarch

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monarch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5415, Longitude: -106.3152     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monarch.

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