Idalia, Colorado


Idalia, Colorado

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postal_code = 80735cite web | date = December 28 2006 | url = http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/citytown.jsp | title = ZIP Code Lookup| format = JavaScript/HTML | publisher = United States Postal Service | accessdate = December 28 | accessyear = 2006]
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Idalia is an unincorporated town and a U.S. Post Office in Yuma County, Colorado, United States. The Idalia Post Office has the ZIP Code 80735.

Geography

Idalia is located at coor dms|39|42|15|N|102|17|35|W|city (39.704281,-102.293186), along U.S. Route 36 approximately two miles west of U.S. Route 385.

Community

Idalia was founded in the late 1800's. The founders were primarily of German descent. While the population of the town is only around 75, the surrounding community, almost purely of an agricultural base, is around 200.

There is one school, which teaches kindergarten through twelfth grade. The school mascot is the wolf.cite news
last = Garner
first = Nick
publisher = Rocky Mountain News
date = 2007-03-07
title = After finding a Cure, Idalia can feel good about chances
url=http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2007/Mar/07/after-finding-a-cure-idalia-can-feel-good-about/
accessdate = 2008-10-09
] The class A 6-man football team won five state titles between 2000 and 2007. [cite news
publisher = Rocky Mountain News
date = 2008-09-28
title = Colorado high school football report, Sept. 29
url=http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2008/sep/28/colorado-high-school-football-report-sept-29/
accessdate = 2008-10-09
] The town also has a preschool and daycare.

Establishments

Idalia has a 24-hour self-serve gas station as well as a small motel. There are two restaurants which serve the surrounding community as well as travels on Highway 36. As such, the name of the town bar & grill is "Route 36". There is also a small cafe open during the day, the "Prairie Vista". Idalia has an grain elevator that is operated in conjunction with the "Outback Fuel and Feed" gas station. There are other small businesses in town, including a hair cut salon, "Pick N'Roll" as well as a brach of Sunwest Banks of Kansas. There is also a family grocery store: "Carpenter's Mini-Mall". Possibly the most influential town institution has been the "Idalia Visions Foundation, Inc". which sponsors student college scholarship donations as well as the primary source of fund-raising and planning for a new gymnasium which was constructed in 1995.

References

External links

* [http://www.idaliaco.us/ Idalia High School Website]


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