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Chaffee County, named after Jerome Chaffee, was created out of the southern portion of Lake County on February 10, 1879.

Salida, founded in 1880, is the county seat of Chaffee County, Colorado.

Populated Places

Alpine * Americus * Arbourville * Babcock * Belleview
Browns Canon * Buena Vista * Bullion City * Centerville * Cleora * Futurity
Garfield * Granite * Greens Gulch * Hancock * Hartsville
Hartz * Hortense * Iron City * Jennings * Johnson Village
Maysville * Nathrop * Newett * Poncha Springs * Princeton * Riverside * Rockdale
Romley * Saint Elmo * Salida * Smeltertown
Stonewall * Swan * Turret * Vicksburg * Winfield

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Oct 2014:
County History: Government:1909 County Officers

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