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Archuleta County

Added by yongli on 06/27/2016 - 13:00, last changed on 03/04/2017 - 09:37

Archuleta County

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Archuleta County covers 1,356 square miles of the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado. The county is bordered to the north by Hinsdale , Mineral , and Rio Grande Counties; to the west by La Plata County ; to the east by Conejos County ; and to the south by the state of New Mexico. Before...

Hinsdale County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 13:05, last changed on 12/02/2016 - 17:03
Established in 1874, Hinsdale County is a mountainous, sparsely populated county of 1,123 square miles in southwest Colorado. The county was named for George A. Hinsdale , a prominent politician and newspaperman in nineteenth-century Colorado. The county currently has a population of 786. Lake City...

La Plata County

Added by yongli on 08/16/2016 - 10:31, last changed on 03/17/2017 - 09:54
La Plata County covers 1,700 square miles in southwest Colorado. It is named for the La Plata River and La Plata Mountains, both of which are named for the Spanish word for “silver.” La Plata County is bordered to the north by San Juan County , to the east by Hinsdale and Archuleta counties, to the...

San Juan Mountains

Added by yongli on 08/01/2016 - 15:16, last changed on 02/20/2017 - 15:42
The San Juan Mountains are the largest mountain range by area in the Centennial State, spanning thirteen counties in southwestern Colorado. In addition to being the home of the Ute Indians for hundreds of years, the mountains intrigued Spaniards , lured the prospectors of the Colorado Gold Rush ,...
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