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Independence

Added by yongli on 12/19/2016 - 16:04, last changed on 10/04/2019 - 10:45
Located just west of Independence Pass at an elevation of about 10,900 feet, the town of Independence was established in 1879 and boomed briefly in the early 1880s, reaching an estimated population of 1,500. In the mid-1880s, the town’s harsh climate and the availability of better jobs in Aspen led...

Pitkin County

Added by yongli on 02/24/2016 - 16:58, last changed on 11/13/2019 - 11:31
Pitkin County, named after former Colorado governor Frederick Pitkin , is located in west-central Colorado, spanning 973 square miles of mountains and the Roaring Fork River valley. It is bordered by Garfield and Eagle Counties to the north, Lake and Chaffee Counties to the east, Gunnison County to...
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