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    Yuma County covers 2,369 square miles in northeast Colorado. A part of the state’s Great Plains region, the county includes the lowest point in Colorado: 3,315 feet, along the Arikaree River at the Kansas border.
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Colorado’s growing Hispanic population shaping view on immigration for GOP Senate candidate,” Associated Press via Fox News Latino, October 19, 2014.

Classifieds, Yuma Pioneer, May 9, 1913 (Denver: Colorado State Library, Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection).

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).

Chas J. Nelson, “Agricultural Possibilities of Eastern Colorado” (Yuma, CO: Chas J. Nelson, c. 1908[?]).

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

Shirley Starnes, ed., West Yuma County, Colorado: A History of West Yuma County, 1886-1986 (Dallas, TX: Taylor, 1985).

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).

US Census Bureau, “Yuma County, CO,” US Census, 1930.

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

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).

Cathy Walp, “Cliff Theater,” US Department of the Interior, National Park Service Form 10-900b (Denver: History Colorado, 2012).

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

Yuma County Conservation District, “About,” n.d.

Yuma County Conservation District, “Programs,” n.d.

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