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    Routt County was established in 1877 and named after John L. Routt, the first governor of the state of Colorado.
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Jan Michael Kaminski, “Town of Hayden,” Historic Resources Survey I, Project #2006-M2-013 (Steamboat Springs, CO: Mountain Architecture Design Group, 2009).

Charles H. Leckenby, “The Founding of Steamboat Springs and of Hahns Peak,” The Colorado Magazine, May 1929.

Steven F. Mehls and Carol Drake Mehls, Routt and Moffat Counties, Colorado, Coal Mining Historic Context (Denver: History Colorado, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, 1991).

Northwest Colorado Cultural Heritage, “Hahn’s Peak, Colorado,” n.d.

Peabody Energy, “Twentymile Mine,” n.d.

Tom Ross, “History in Our Back Yard: Windy Ridge Quartzite Quarry Was Vital to Early American Indians,” Steamboat Today, October 18, 2003.

Tom Ross, “Railroad Came to Steamboat 100 Years Ago,” Steamboat Today, January 16, 2009.

Routt County, “Rock Creek Stage Stop,” n.d.

Laureen Lafferty Schaeffer and Jim Crawford, “Crawford House,” National Park Service Form 10-900b (Denver: History Colorado, 2005).

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

Steamboat Springs Arts Council, “About Us,” n.d.

Matt Stensland, “King Coal: The Underground Economic Engine That is Routt County’s Twentymile Coal Co.,” Steamboat Today, January 20, 2013.

Tread of Pioneers Museum, “Routt County Ranch Histories,” n.d.

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

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

US Department of Agriculture, “Reports by States: Alabama—Montana,” US Census of Agriculture, vol. 6, part 1 (1910).

Yampa Valley Data Partners, “Economic Overview: Routt County, Q1 2015,” 2015.

Yampatika, “About Yampatika,” n.d.