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Lake County

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    Lake County, home to Colorado's highest mountains, is located in central Colorado.
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    Lake County is one of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county seat and the only municipality in the county is Leadville. Population: 7,306 (2013) Area: 384 mi² Founded: 1861
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References: 

Carl Abbott, Stephen Leonard, and David McComb, Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, 3rd ed. (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 1994).

"Eighteenth Annual Conference, June 7–10, 2007: National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, Leadville, Colorado," Mining History Association.

Gillian Klucas, Leadville: The Struggle to Revive an American Town (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2004).

"History of Camp Hale and the Tenth Mountain Division," Lake County, CO.

 "Leadville's Rich Colorado History," Lake County, CO.

Molly Brown House Museum, "About Molly Brown."

Virginia McConnell Simmons, The Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2000).

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