Breen, Colorado

Breen is an unincorporated community in La Plata County, in the U.S. state of Colorado.[1]


A post office called Breen was established in 1901, and remained in operation until 1954.[2] The community was named after Dr. Thomas Breen, a local educator.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Breen, Colorado
  2. "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 24 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. 11.

Coordinates: 37°11′33″N 108°04′40″W / 37.19250°N 108.07778°W / 37.19250; -108.07778

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