Gilpin County, Colorado
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Mines in Gilpin County

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Showing the Prize, Gunnell, Concrete, Gold Collar and Eureka Mines

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County Information

Founded November 1, 1861
Gilpin County was named after Colonel William Gilpin, the first Governor of the Territory of Colorado.

map of Gilpin county

The County Seat is Central City.


Online Data

Association, Clubs & Organizations
County Records
Geographical Features
Historical Info
Marriages, Anniversaries & Divorces
Military Records
Mining Articles
News Articles
Post Offices
School Info
Towns, Villages and Post Offices

Website Updates:

13 Nov 2016:
Mining Articles: Mining Accidents - Joseph Thompson
Mining Articles: Mining News - Captain Willard, Gravis Gulch Mining & Milling Company
News Articles: Accidents - Jack McCann
News Articles: Gossip - Dr. F. P. Reed
Obituaries/Deaths: Fred A. Rudolph (Second Obit)
18 Oct 2016:
Marriages, Anniversaries & Divorces: Anniversaries - Judge and Mrs. F. A. Rudolph
Marriages, Anniversaries & Divorces: Marriages - Bishop ~ Rudolph; Stroehle ~ Schueithies
15 Oct 2016:
Churches: Church News - Rev. J. A. Smith
News Articles: Gossip - Judge S. H. Bradley & Wife
Mining Articles: Mining News - Mascot Mine
Obituaries/Deaths: James Powell
13 Oct 2016:
Marriages & Divorces: Marriages - Souden ~ Semmens
Obituaries/Deaths: Peter D. Graham; Thomas Hamilton; Fred Rudolph
19 Sept. 2016:
Geographical Features: Mines, Tunnels & Veins - Black Hills Vein; Blaternick Tunnel; Buckeye Mine; Champion Vein; Early Bird Tunnel; Fair Haven Vein; Golden Sun Tunnel; Grand Union Tunnel; Hill & Gold Tunnel; Johnson Tunnel; Lone Star Vein; Melett Vein; Melrose Tunnel; Rooks County Mine
17 Sept. 2016:
Mining Articles: Mining Laws
People: Aunt Clara Brown
07 Aug 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Mrs. Cahill; Dr. William T. Ellis; Leahy Boy (John James Leahy); Benoni C. Waterman

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