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Jackson County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 13:35, last changed on 02/07/2021 - 01:07

Jackson County

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Jackson County, named after former US President Andrew Jackson, covers 1,621 square miles in northern Colorado. It encompasses North Park , a large intermountain basin that holds the headwaters of the North Platte River . The North Platte flows north out of Jackson County into Wyoming. The county’s...

Jackson County Courthouse

Added by yongli on 11/09/2015 - 15:55, last changed on 12/10/2018 - 09:11
Built in 1913, the three-story Jackson County Courthouse in Walden is the most important building in the county. Designed by the prominent early twentieth-century Denver architect William N. Bowman (1868–1944), the building continues to house most county functions today. Incorporated in...

Walden / North Park

Added by yongli on 10/20/2020 - 10:01, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
Founded in 1888, Walden is located in the high basin of North Park in Jackson County , at an elevation of 8,099 feet. Considered the “ Moose Viewing Capital of Colorado,” Walden has an estimated population of 600. Despite its small population, the town stays busy with seasonal influxes of hunters,...
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