Arriola, Colorado

Arriola is an unincorporated community in Montezuma County, in the U.S. state of Colorado.[1]

History [ edit ]

A post office called Arriola was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1933.[2] The name is said to honor one Spanish officer.[3]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arriola, Colorado
  2. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
  3. ^ Dawson, John Frank (1954). Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 7.

Coordinates: 37°26′33″N108°38′46″W / 37.44250°N 108.64611°W / 37.44250; -108.64611

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