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El Paso County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861. It was given the Spanish name of "the pass", referring to the Ute Pass west of Colorado Springs. Part of its western territory was broken off to create Teller County in 1899. Originally based in Old Colorado City (now part of Colorado Springs, not today's Colorado City between Pueblo and Walsenburg), El Paso County's county seat was moved to Colorado Springs in 1873. [Wikipedia]


Towns, Cities and Populated Places

Alta Vista -- Black Forest -- Broadmoor -- Buttes -- Calhan -- Cascade -- Chipita Park -- Cimarron Hills

Colorado Springs -- Crystola -- Duffield -- Eastonville -- Ellicott -- Elsmere -- Falcon -- Fort Carson -- Fountain

Glen Eyrie -- Glen Park -- Mountain Falls -- Settlement -- Henkel -- Kelker -- Knob Hill -- La Foret

Manitou Springs -- Midway -- Minnehaha -- Monument -- Old Mountain View -- Palmer Lake -- Papeton

Peyton -- Pikeview -- Pine Crest -- Ramah -- Rock Creek Park -- Roswell -- Rush -- Security -- Skinners

Stratmoor -- Stratton Meadows -- Truckton -- Wigwam -- Woodmoor -- Yoder


 

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Website Updates
April 2014:
News: Business:  Topeka Pike's Peak Company, Newspaper Press for Rocky Mountain News, The Leavenworth and Pike's Peak Express Company, a Printing Press for the Mines-Cherry Creek Pioneer El Paso Miner, Wind Wagon, Pike's Peak Correspondence-Wind Wagon test, Music for the Mines at Farmer's Hotel, Post Offices at Pike's Peak
News: Gold Mines News: index,

Gold Mines News
Emigrants to the Gold Regions, Gold Mines, Pike's Peak, Gold Rush Army, Carts for Gold Hunters, Off for the Mines, A Hart Cart Train, The First Topeka Train, The Very Latest From the Mines, Pike's Peak Gold Auger, A Novel Mode of Traveling, For the Gold Mines, Very Late From the Mines, The Rush for Pike's Peak "Gold Mines" 
More Gold Mines News
A Company From Georgia, Long Toms and Rockies, Who Should Go To Pike's Peak, Equipment for the Mines, Mass Meeting at Kansas City, Express to the Gold Mines, Items About the Mines, For the Mines, First Company for the Gold Fields,  For Pike;s Peak by Water, Pike's Peak a Humbug, Cheap and Expeditious Passage to Pike's Peak, Gold Washers, Emigration and a Newspaper Press, Boatloads for the Mines, "Pike's Peak", Emigrants for Pikes' Peak, En Route to the Gold Mines 
And Yet More Gold Mines News
Russell's Party From Georgia, The Leavenworth and Pike's Peak Express Company, A Printing Press for the Mines, El Paso Miner, Pike's Peak and Poison, Wind Wagon, Departure of the Pike's Peak Express, From the Mines, Letter of D.C. Oakes, Handcart Company Comes Back, Pike's Peak Correspondence, The Gold Seeker's Song, Music for the Mines, Emigration to Mines, Milk Cows for the Overland Route, Pike's Peak Emigrants Returning Destitute, Returning Gold Hunters, Post Offices at Pike's Peak, Direct from the Mines, Gold Hunters on the Arkansas, From the Plains, From Cherry Creek to St. Joseph by Water, Welcome to Jones & Russell Express, Statement of Oscar B. Totten, Relief by Government for the Dupes of the Pike's Peak Fraud, Pike's Peak-Gold in Abundance, Unparalleled Richness Gold! Gold! Gold!, From the Mines


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