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.


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County Records
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Military Records
Mining Articles
News Articles
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School Info
Towns, Villages and Post Offices

Website Updates:

23 Feb 2018:
Historical Info: Businesses - O. M. Albro's Nevada Saloon and Billiard Hall; I. B. Brunel; Gunnell & Orahood; J. H. Hense; Prof. T. G. Howard; Johnson & Teller; Mallory & Stevens; Alvin Marsh; Harley B. Morse; Harper M. Orahood; Tom Pollock's Livery and Feed Stable; Purkins & Royle; Speed & Hall; Wakely & Reed; John Warner & Co.
01 Jan 2018
News Articles: General News - Alexander Carstens; Colonel J. S. Dormer & Wife; Hamilton & Brown; Station Agent Mixsell; Odd Fellows Lodges; Opera House Benefit; Opera House: Hattie Sparboy; Colonel Richard Pomeroy; T. H. Potter; Rescue Hose Company; Joseph Sherry; Stickney Trial; Teller House Mineral Cabinet; Mr. Vennettisch's Papers
News Articles: Illness - Small Pox Rumors
Mining Articles: Mining News - Colorado Chief on Silver Mountain; Columbia Avenue Mine; Egyptian Mine; Robert Emmet Mine in Russell District; Freiberg Mine in Eureka Gulch; Gilpin County Mines 2; Hamilton & Thurmond's; Knight Lode in Chase Gulch; McKay-Leavenworth Property; Miners' Smelting Company at Golden; Rough and Ready Mine in Missouri Gulch; Swamp Angel Mine

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




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