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
Church Histories / Records
County Records
Geographical Features
Historical Info
Military Records
Mining Articles
News Articles
Post Offices
School Info
Towns, Villages and Post Offices

Website Updates:

18 Apr 2016:
Historical Info: People - Mrs. James B. Belford; Judge Gorsline; Joseph A. Thatcher; Ellsworth Wakely; Judge E. T. Wells; Frank C. Young
Towns, Villages and Post Offices: Black Hawk (Third article)
Geographical Features: Mines & Tunnels - The Bonanza Tunnel
News Articles: Distinguished Men & Amusements
16 Apr 2016:
Historical Info: People - James B. Belford; Pat Casey; Jerome B. Chaffee; W. A. Clark; President Grant; John Gregory; General Frank Hall; Judge W. L. Kuykendall; George M. Pullman; Major Hal Sayre; Eben Smith; Joseph Standley; Henry M. Teller; E. O. Wolcott; Henry R. Wolcott

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