About Hygiene, Colorado
Hygiene is an unincorporated community with a U.S. Post Office in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. Application for the first Hygiene Post Office was made by Rev. Jacob Stoner Flory of the United Church of the Brethren on May 28, 1883 ZIP Code 80533. This community's name stems from a time when it had a sanitarium to work with tuberculosis patients.The prestigious Hygienic House was developed by Jacob S. Flory. Articles of Incorporation were filed with the Boulder County Clerk as the Crystal Fountains, Hygienic Home, and White Sulphur Springs Company. A Warranty Deed was obtained for the property adjacent to the present Hygiene Elementary School on January 31, 1882. An advertisement in the "Longmont Ledger" April 13, 1883 announced that the Hygiene Home was open for the season.The Brethren Church is no longer used but the building is preserved as a historic site.Hygiene has a US Post Office (80533), a church (Hygiene United Methodist Church), a school (Hygiene Elementary) and a cemetery. Also see Economy below.The BNSF Railway has trackage on the south edge of Hygiene which is a branch line connecting Longmont and the Cemex cement plant at Lyons, Colorado.