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 * Black Hawk * Central City * Coal Creek * Cottonwood * East Portal
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:

20 Mar 2015:
Biographies: Hon. George Engs Randolph; J. W. Ratliff; Dr. Charles B. Richmond; Andrews N. Rogers; John Q. A. Rollins; Mansel H. Root; William M. Roworth
06 Feb 2015:
Biographies: Lyne S. Newell, Jr.; Samuel V. C. Newell; Col. James R. Oliver; Harper M. Orahood; Newton D. Owen; Thomas J. Oyler; Dr. Henry Paul; Benj. F. Pease; Philo Potter; John H. Price
07 Jan 2015:
Biographies: Richard Mackey; Peter McFarlane; Charles McKee; Richard W. Mosley; James Miller; Matthew Motle; Joseph L. McCubbin
06 Jan 2015:
Historical Info: 1869 County History; Gilpin County Best Developed; Gilpin County Population and Industrial Development
Towns: 1869 Central City History

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

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