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Jefferson County is the fourth most populous county of the State of Colorado.

The county seat is Golden and the most populous city is Lakewood.

Jefferson County was was formally organized in 1861 by the Colorado Territorial Legislature
and named after U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. 

Read the history of Jefferson County.

This is a farming region, about 6 miles north of Golden City. A neat little frame church was built here under the pastorate of Rev. Jesse Smith, costing about $1800. This is the first strictly rural church ever built in Colorado. The pastors of this circuit have been W.M. Smith, D.W. Scott, Jesse Smith and G.W. Swift, the present pastor.
The Rocky Mountain Directory and Colorado Gazetteer for 1871, transcribed by J.S.

Arvada (mostly) * Edgewater * Golden * Lakewood * Littleton (partially) *
Westminster (partially) * Wheat Ridge

Bow Mar * Lakeside * Morrison * Mount Vernon * Mountain View
* Ralston * Resort * Semper * South Platte * Superior (partially)

Golden Brewery in Golden CO

Census-designated places
Applewood  * Aspen Park  * Columbine  * Conifer  * East Pleasant View  * Evergreen
 * Genesee  * Indian Hills  * Ken Caryl  * Kittredge  * West Pleasant View


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County Records

Website Updates:
Sept 2016:
Census: 1910 Census - Arvada  Town - Precinct 21, Precinct 25

Churches: History

Directories: Societies

Index: Facts: Methodist Church in Ralston

News: Births: girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hardy, boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Abbott, 15 lb baby McDermott

News: Community: Do You Remember? from 1876, 1886, 1896, 1906; Notice of Adjustment Day of Estates,
News: Local Community: Arvada, Coal Creek, Conifer, Evergreen, Fairmount, Lakewood, Little Deer Creek, Morrison, Ralston, Shaffers Crossing,

News; Court: Davidson Gets 2 to 3 Years, Supreme Court Orders Against Former Goldenite Dismissed, William Merrick, Dan J. Keogh, Jessie Boyles, E.A. Hedgcock, Rosetta Smith

News: Marriage: Hannon-Young, Davis-Jeuck, Allen-Merriman,

News: Misc: W.B.A. of the Macabees,

News: Parties: Surprise Party for Mrs. Frances Jeuck, Entertained M.M. Class, "500" Party, WR.C. honors G.A.R. Birthday,

News: Sick list: Clifford Smith,

Obits: Allstrom (all the children died oct 30, 1876),  Otto Rand,  Elliott baby, Phillip Louten, William Carter, Mabel Miller, Parmer Story Bradley, Mrs. Robert Drew, Fred J. Olmstead,

Schools: Golden Public Schools Honor Roll 1876, History

July 2016 - Directories - 1871 Golden Directory - History, Directory & Business Directory
June 2016 - News - Fires/Accidents - 1 article
May 2016 - Bios - 28 were added
Apr 2016: Obits - G. Church; Frank Spahne; Lt. Ilo Taylor; Court News Supreme Court Orders Cases Against Former Goldenite Dismissed; Crime News Kills Brother-in-law to Protect Self and Sister (Ralph York); Fires/Accidents News John W. Pierre Killed; Golden Man Near Death in Mine Cave (David Jones); Alderman Ludwig Seriously Injured (R. E. Ludwig); Injured in Auto crash (Attorney L. Boatright)
Feb 2015:
County History:
Gold Strike Park
News: Community:
Mrs. R.L. Blakeley of Arvada, Colorado, a suburb of the city of Denver, remits a dollar by post office money order for The Democrat-Gazette a year in advance;
News: Gossip:
Letter from W.H.H. Howe, Maj. W.H.H. Howe Home From Western Trip

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Granite can be found in the Rocky Mountains in Jefferson County.

Surrounding Counties
Boulder County - north
City and County of Broomfield - northeast
Adams County - east
City and County of Denver- east
Arapahoe County - east
Douglas County - east
Teller County - south
Park County - southwest
Clear Creek County - west
Gilpin County
- northwest

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