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Kit Carson County

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    Kit Carson County, named for the famous trapper and Army scout Kit Carson, was formed in 1889 on Colorado's eastern plains.
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References: 

Arnold J. Boettcher, “Ground-Water Development in the High Plains of Colorado,” US Department of the Interior, Geological Survey (Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1966).

James W. Borchert, “Soil Survey of Kit Carson County, Colorado,” US Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 2003.

V.L. McGuire, “Water-Level and Storage Changes in the High Plains Aquifer, Predevelopment to 2011 and 2009-11,” US Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012-5291 (Reston, VA: US Geological Survey, 2013).

Republican River Water Conservation District, “Agricultural Water Enhancement Program,” n.d.

Janice Salmans, Marlyn Hasart, and Dorothy Smith, Kit Carson County Colorado (Dallas, TX: Curtis Media Corporation, 1988).

David R. Steward and Andrew J. Allen, “Peak groundwater depletion in the High Plains Aquifer, projections from 1930 to 2110,” Agricultural Water Management 170 (May 2016).

Sugar Beets a Profitable Crop in Northwest Part of State,” Fort Scott Tribune, November 12, 1963.

US Department of Agriculture, “2012 Census of Agriculture County Profile: Kit Carson County Colorado,” National Agricultural Statistics Service.

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado, Contd.,” US Census of Agriculture (1890).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado-Wyoming: Chapter B – Statistics for Counties,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 29 (1950).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 41 (1964).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 6 (1982).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 6 (1987).

Elliott West, The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, and the Rush to Colorado (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998).

Additional Information: 

Burlington

Abbey Christman, “Burlington Gymnasium,” US Department of the Interior, National Park Service Form 10-900 (Denver: History Colorado, 2007).

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