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Founded: February 19, 1881
Named for the Dolores River (el Rio de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores)
Seat: Dove Creek
Largest town: Dove Creek
Created from the western portions of Ouray County, it was named for the
Dolores River, which heads up in the county and passes through the
county in the Dolores Canyon. The complete Spanish name was Rio de
Nuestra Senora de los Dolores (River of our Lady of Sorrows)
Cities, Towns and
Other Populated Areas
Cahone * Dove Creek * Rico * Dunton * Northdale