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Welcome to Paradox ...
The location of Paradox has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Paradox is 5,290 feet [1,612 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Paradox is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Paradox lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Paradox: (970)
The ZIP code for Paradox: 81429<4>
Adding Paradox to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Paradox in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Paradox elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Paradox on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Paradox ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Paradox - it's located in New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Paradox.
Communities near Paradox ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Paradox.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Paradox. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Paradox.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Paradox. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Paradox.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paradox. See our Newspapers Page for Paradox.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paradox ...
Looking for more information about Paradox? 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 Paradox, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Paradox.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paradox. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Montrose County: www.co.montrose.co.us/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2021