|State||State of Colorado|
|Elevation||6,680 ft (2,036 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
The town of Cahone was established about 1912. The Cahone Post Office opened on May 21, 1916. The town was named by Bert Ballenger, the town's first postmaster, for a nearby canyon named El Cajon in Spanish, meaning little box.
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- Bauer, William H.; James L. Ozment; John H. Willard (1990). Colorado Post Offices 1859-1989. 90-34759: The Colorado Railroad Museum. ISBN 0-918654-42-4.
- National Register of Historic Places in Dolores County, Colorado American Dreams, Inc. Retrieved 2011-10-7.
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