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Place names of Colorado

Donald R. Elliott

Place names of Colorado

a genealogical & historical guide to Colorado sites

by Donald R. Elliott

  • 288 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies in Denver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado,
  • Colorado.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Colorado.,
    • Colorado -- Gazetteers.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. vi-vii).

      Statementcompiled by Donald R. Elliott ; edited by Doris L. (Salmen) Elliott.
      GenreGazetteers.
      ContributionsElliott, Doris L. Salmen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF774 .E45 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 434 p. ;
      Number of Pages434
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL57761M
      LC Control Number99074711

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      This is an incomplete list of ghost towns in Colorado, a state of the United do has over 1, ghost towns. Currently only about remain. Due to incomplete records and legends that are now accepted as fact, no list will ever be complete. Colorado’s 10 Most Picturesque Mountain Towns. By: K.C. Dermody A visit to Colorado wouldn’t be complete without experiencing at least one of its mountain towns, and if you’re looking for charm and beauty along with impressive surrounding scenery, these are our top picks.

      Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, Grand Hyatt Denver, and Comfort Suites Denver International Airport are some of the popular hotels in Colorado. In addition, Club Wyndham Resort at Avon, The Elizabeth Hotel, Autograph Collection, and Home2 Suites By Hilton Fort Collins are also popular in Colorado. The survey of English place-names, by the English Place-Name Society, which has published volumes by county, listed online. Spittal, J. and Field, J. (eds.), A Reader's Guide to the Place-Names of the United Kingdom: a bibliography of publications () on the place-names of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the.


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