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Founded March 9, 1877
The county was named for
John W. Gunnison, a United States Army officer and captain in the
Army Topographical Engineers, who surveyed for the transcontinental
railroad in 1853.
The county seat is the city of
Cities, Towns and Other Populated
Abbeyville * Almont
* Baldwin * Campbelltown * Chance * Cosden * Crested Butte * Crystal
* Doyleville *
Elkton * Floresta * Gateview * Gothic * Gunnison
* Harry Parker Place * Iola * Irwin * Marble * Midway *
Crested Butte * North Star * Ohio * Parlin * Patterson Place *
Pieplant Mill * Pitkin * Pittsburg *
Powderhorn * Ruby *
Sapinero * Sillsville * Smith Place * Somerset * Tincup * Tomichi *
Vulcan * Waunita Hot Springs * Whitepine *
GAR Post No. 17 Roster,
transcribed by Jean Hansen
Gunnison, The Bonanza County of
Miscellaneous News: Taylor Bill
Miscellaneous News: Sympathizers on Strike
Held Criminally liable
Miscellaneous News: T.H.
Miscellaneous News: Captain
News/Visiting: Israel Herr,
News/Visiting: W.J. Morgan
Sandy G.W. Wes Kunkel
News/Visiting: Mr. Jack
News/Visiting: Rev. Harris
News/Visiting: J.L. Martin, L.S. Cole,
News/Visiting: Mrs. O.L. Hargrove and
Mrs. A.J. Bean
News/Accidents & Tragedies: Crested
Butte Mine Explosion
News/Accidents & Tragedies
Crested Butte Mine Explosion, list of men
News/Accidents & Tragedies: Avalanche
1891, 3 killed, names given
Tragedies: Snowslide of 1904 six killed, names
News/Accidents & Tragedies: Two Miners
Crushed, 1897, names given
Snowstorm of 1883
News/Weather: Crested Butte
Fraternal Organizations, Clubs and Societies,transcribed
by Mary Kifer
County History: Gunnison County
Officials, transcribed by Richard
School Records: State
Normal School, transcribed by Linda R.
School Records: The Public Schools of
Gunnison County, transcribed by Kristine
Church Histories/Records: The Churches
and Religious Organizations of Gunnison County,
transcribed by Janet Scott White
County History: index, Town and Mining
Camps of Gunnison County; Their Resources, Industries
and Progress, Transcribed by Mary A. Kifer, Gunnison,
Colorado, Transcribed by Linda McDonald - her 1st
project, Good job!
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