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Cheyenne County

Added by yongli on 06/27/2016 - 13:37, last changed on 05/18/2017 - 10:46

Cheyenne County

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Cheyenne County is a sparsely populated county on Colorado’s eastern plains, covering 1,781 square miles. It is named for the Cheyenne, one of many nomadic Native American groups that lived and hunted buffalo in the area throughout the nineteenth century. Cheyenne County is bordered to the north by...

Crowley County

Added by yongli on 11/04/2016 - 16:15, last changed on 05/16/2017 - 08:26
Formed in 1911, Crowley County covers 800 square miles on Colorado’s southeastern Great Plains near the Arkansas River . It is bordered to the north by Lincoln County , to the east by Kiowa County , to the south by Otero County , and to the west by Pueblo County . A heavily agricultural county,...

Lincoln County

Added by yongli on 09/29/2016 - 15:29, last changed on 06/02/2017 - 14:18
Lincoln County, named after President Abraham Lincoln, covers 2,586 square miles of Colorado’s Great Plains southeast of Denver. It is bordered to the north by Washington County , to the east by Kit Carson and Cheyenne Counties, to the southeast by Kiowa County , to the south by Crowley County ,...

The Dust Bowl

Added by yongli on 05/09/2016 - 10:53, last changed on 09/10/2016 - 20:53
In the 1930s, eastern Colorado experienced the worst ecological disaster in the state’s history. Unsustainable farming practices and widespread drought transformed the once fertile Great Plains into a barren landscape, inhospitable to both humans and animals. The experience of the Dust Bowl...
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