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.

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The County Seat is Central City.

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


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Website Updates:

11 Dec 2014:
Historical Info: Histories - 1911 County History; First Prospecting
Cities, Towns and Other Communities: Black Hawk; Central City; Tolland
Mining Articles: The Depths
04 Dec 2014:
Biography: William Gilpin
20 Nov 2014:
Marriage: Ellis ~ Sharpe
11 Nov 2014:
Biographies: John Gray; David S. Green; Hammond B. Gilbert; Hon. Silas Briggs Hahn; Benjamin P. Haman; Peter C. Hansen; Richard Harvey; Henry J. Hawley; Edward W. Henderson; Hon. Nathaniel P. Hill; Joseph W. Holman; Thomas Hooper; James Hutchinson
02 Nov 2014:
Marriages: Russell ~ Cochran
Mining Article: Caroline Mining & Milling Company
01 Nov 2014:
Schools: Gilpin County School Directors, 1918; Gilpin County Teachers, 1918
01 Oct 2014:
Bios: Col. John Shiel Dormer; Henry Dennis; William Edmunson, M. D.; William C. Fullerton; Wilbur W. Flagg; Lorenzo M. Freas

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 Jefferson County, CO - east
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Grand County, CO - west

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