Gilpin County, Colorado
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Mines in Gilpin County

A Gilpin county Colorado Scene,
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.

Cities, Towns and Other Communities
American City * Baltimore * Bates * Black Hawk * Central City * Coal Creek * Cottonwood Station * East Portal
East Portal * Gilpin * Hughesville * Lincoln Hills * Lonetree Station * Nevadaville * Nugget * Pactolus * Perigo * Phoenix
Pinecliffe * Rollinsville * Russell Gulch * Smith Hill * Tolland * Wideawake * Wondervu * Yankee Bar


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Website Updates:

09 Nov 2015:
Historical Info: County Description
Geographical Features: Creeks & Streams - Lake Fork; North Clear Creek
Geographical Features: Lakes - Manchester Lake; Trappers Lake
Geographical Features: Gulches & Valleys - Arbuckle Gulch; Black Gulch; Bobtail Gulch; Boiling Gulch; Cottonwood Gulch; Davenport Gulch; Elkhorn Gulch; Eureka Gulch; Fountain Gulch; Fourmile Gulch; Gregory Gulch; Hangmans Gulch; Illinois Gulch; Kings Flat; Lake Gulch; Leavenworth Gulch; Lump Gulch; Nevada Gulch; Packard Gulch; Pleasant; Prosser Gulch; Quartz; Russell Gulch; Smith Hill Gulch; Spring Gulch; Willis Gulch
Geographical Features: Hills - Alps Hill; Banta Hill; Bates Hill; Bobtail Hill; Central Hill; Justice Hill; Dory Hill; Gregory Hill; Mammoth Hill; Nevada Hill; Quartz Hill; Silver Hill; Smith Hill; Winnebago Hill
Geographical Features: Mountains, Summits & Buttes - Castle Rock Summit; Maryland Mountain; Queens Chair Summit; Sheep Mountain; Virginia Butte
Cities, Towns and Other Communities: Baltimore; Bates; Blackhawk; Central City; Cottonwood Station; Gilpin; Lonetree Station; Nevadaville; Nugget; Pactolus; Perigo; Rollinsville; Russell Gulch; Tolland; Yankee Bar
12 Oct 2015:
Biographies: Charles C. Churchill; Ambrose B. Clark; Denis Faivre; John G. Roberts; Barnard Schwartz
07 Oct 2015:
Biographies: George B. Allen; Thomas Crisman; Capt. George K. Kimball; H. Herbert Stebbins; James Stevens
03 Oct 2015:
Historical Info: 1871 Black Hawk & Central City

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Adjacent Counties
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 Jefferson County, CO - east
Clear Creek County, CO - south
Grand County, CO - west

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