to Archuleta County
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In June 1850, this area was part of Iron
In June 1860, it was part of Iron and Washington Counties, Utah
1870 through 1885 it was part of Conejos County, Colorado
Archuleta County was created by the Colorado legislature on April 14,
1885 out of western Conejos County
Below is a map of Conejos County in 1883, which includes the current
day Archuleta County
It was named in honor of Antonio D. Archuleta, who was the Senator from
Conejos County at the time.
The county seat and th eonly municipality in the county is the town of
*Arboles (unincorporated town)
*Chimney Rock (unincorporated community)
*Chromo (unincorporated town)
*Juanita (ghost town)