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    Logan County, named for Civil War General John A. Logan, covers 1,845 miles of the Great Plains in northeast Colorado. It is bordered to the north by the state of Nebraska, to the east by Sedgwick and Phillips Counties, to the southeast by Yuma County, to the south by Washington County, to the southwest by Morgan County, and to the west by Weld County.
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References: 

Susan Davis, “Sterling sugar factory works 80th campaign,” The Fence Post, December 31, 2007.

Tim and Kris Hoehn, “Debus Farm,” Colorado State Register of Historic Places nomination form, 2005.

Immigration,” Fort Collins History Connection, n.d.

Don Lilleboe, “Believers in Strip Till: The Breidenbachs of N.E. Colorado,” Sugarbeet Grower, September 1, 2011.

Logan County Economic Development Corporation, “Economic Profile,” 2016.

Carl McWilliams, “Downtown Sterling Historic District,” US Department of the Interior, National Park Service Form 10-900 (Denver: History Colorado, 2013).

Carl McWilliams, “Pantall Elementary School,” US Department of the Interior, National Park Service Form 10-900 (Denver: History Colorado, 2015).

Carol Drake Mehls and Steven F. Mehls, “Weld County, Colorado Historic Agricultural Context” (Denver: History Colorado, 1988-2006).

Kent Swedlund, “Wells Rock House,” Colorado State Register of Historic Places nomination form, 2007.

Dan Turner, “Great Western Sugar Mill, Sterling, CO,” Substreet (blog post), n.d.

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

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

US Department of Agriculture, “Reports by states with statistics for counties California – D.C.,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 6, Part 1 (1910).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado-Arizona,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 2, Part 3 (1930).

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 6 (1982).

Dale Wells, The Logan County Ledger, ed. Nell Brown Propst (Logan County Historical Society, 1978).

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

Additional Information: 

A Beet Sugar Factory: A Pertinent Communication Citing Reasons Why Sterling Should Secure One,” The Sterling Democrat, March 2, 1900 (Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection).

Candy Hamilton, Footprints in the Sugar: A History of the Great Western Sugar Company (Ontario, OR: Hamilton Bates, 2009).

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