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  San Juan County, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San Juan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado.
The County is located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, with numerous peaks above 14,000 feet in height.
In the county the population is spread out with 20.10% under the age of 18, 4.30% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 40.50% from 45 to 64, and 7.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Juan_County,_Colorado   (405 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: San Juan County, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Colorado Piedmont is the geologic term for an area along the base of the foothills of the Front Range in north central Colorado in the United States.
San Juan County is a part of the Colorado Plateau, a geologic region formed mostly of sandstone and limestone that includes two-thirds of the state of Utah as well as parts of Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona.
In prehistoric times, the San Juan country was the home of the Anasazi, whose cliff houses, pictographs, and petroglyphs have baffled and fascinated visitors to the country since their disappearance shortly after A.D. The Basketmakers, the earliest phase of the Anasazi Culture, were first identified and studied in Grand Gulch.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/San-Juan-County,-Colorado   (2282 words)

  
 San Juan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San Juan, the Spanish for Saint John, is a common toponym in parts of the world where Spanish is or was spoken.
San Juan, Costa Rica, in the San José Province
San Juan, Puerto Rico, the capital of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Juan   (185 words)

  
 Utah History Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mighty rivers like the Colorado and the San Juan have carved deep canyons and unusual erosional forms through the colorful sedimentary rock, and many people find the area to be spectacularly beautiful on a grand scale.
A gold rush on the San Juan River in the early 1890s was short-lived, but miners in Glen Canyon of the Colorado River eked out a better living from deposits along the river bars.
Rainbow Bridge is the most popular tourist attraction in the county, but the marinas at Hite, Hall's Crossing, and Piute Farms draw large numbers of visitors, and river trips through Cataract Canyon and on the San Juan River are also popular.
www.media.utah.edu /UHE/s/SANJUANCT.html   (457 words)

  
 Utah History for Kids - San Juan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
San Juan County is a part of the Colorado Plateau, a geologic region formed mostly of sandstone and limestone and including two-thirds of the state of Utah as well as parts of Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona.
In prehistoric times the San Juan country was the home of the Anasazi until about 1300 A.D. Their cliff houses, pictographs, and petroglyphs continue to baffle and fascinate visitors.
A gold rush on the San Juan River in the early 1890s was short-lived, but miners in Glen Canyon of the Colorado eked a better living from deposits along the river bars.
historyforkids.utah.gov /homework_help/counties/sanjuan.html   (500 words)

  
 Pagosa Springs Colorado And Archuleta County Area Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Archuleta County, located in southwestern Colorado on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, is rectangular in outline, approximately 50 miles in length east and west, and 33 miles wide.
New Mexico is to the south of the county, the San Juan Mountains are to the east and north.
The San Juan River and three of its major tributaries (the Piedra River, Rio Blanco and Navajo River) have their headwaters in the adjacent San Juan Valley and cut through the county flowing in a generally southwest direction.
www.unitedcountryps.com /area_information.htm   (1706 words)

  
 San Luis, Costilla County, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
San Luis, the county seat of Costilla County, is located on Colorado Highway 159 in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado, 35 miles southeast of Alamosa.
San Luis was part of the Sangre de Cristo Land Grant, originally owned by Carlos Beaubien (who was also one of the original grantees of the Maxwell (Beaubien-Miranda) Land Grant).
San Luis is at the opening of the valley of Culebra Creek into the greater San Luis Valley.
sangres.com /places/slv/sanluis.htm   (400 words)

  
 San Juan County CO., USGenWeb Project
San Juan County was formed in 1876 and is located in the South Western part of Colorado.
While San Juan looks like a small county, there is a lot of history and fascinating stories that occurred in San Juan County.
The San Juan County GenConnect boards have been consolidated and moved to the Ancestry.com message boards.
www.rootsweb.com /~cosanjua   (461 words)

  
 San Juan County, Colorado - Southwest
San Juan County is one of eleven counties in the Southwest Colorado travel region, with elevations ranging from 8,500 to 14,000 feet.
The population of the county has been declining since 1910, particularly after the closing of the Sunnyside Mine in 1991.
San Juan County now depends almost entirely on the tourism generated by the San Juan Mountains.
www.planetware.com /colorado/san-juan-county-us-co-sjc.htm   (89 words)

  
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Archuleta County is located in southwest Colorado approximately 30 miles west of Wolf Creek Pass, near the headwaters of the San Juan River.
Approximately 50 percent of the land in the county is owned or controlled by the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, approximately 15 percent is owned by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the remaining 35 percent is privately owned.
Archuleta County is known for scenic beauty and the commitment of County government and its employees to provide its citizens with the best possible area in which to live and work.
www.archuletacounty.org   (134 words)

  
 Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado, on the San Juan Skyway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Silverton can be reached via the San Juan Skyway most of the year (except when the passes are buried in fresh fallen snow).
But for the most part, town is an excellent jumping off point for adventures in the heart of the San Juan Mountains.
[ San Juan County I San Juan Skyway I Alpine Loop ]
www.sangres.com /places/westslope/silverton.htm   (391 words)

  
 San Juan County Utah - Genealogy and History
San Juan County was formed in 1880 from Kane County.
The Navajo Indians occupy a large part of the county from the San Juan River south to the Arizona border.
The 1990 population figures for the county have the population at 12,621.
www.lofthouse.com /USA/Utah/sanjuan/index.html   (1158 words)

  
 San Juan County Utah - Genealogy and History
There were a few white settlers in the county before 1879 but the first group to settle in the area were the 230 Mormon pioneers who first arrived in Bluff via the famous Hole-in-the-Rock trail on 6 April 1880.
As the full-scale settlement of the county progressed some of the pioneers moved from Bluff and helped to settle Blanding and Monticello where they were able to dry farm and ranch and didn't have to deal with the floods and drought in Bluff.
San Juan Sampler This is an archive table of contents for Blue Mountain Shadows magazine.
www.lofthouse.com /USA/Utah/sanjuan   (1158 words)

  
 Silverton Home Page
They are the San Juan National Forest, the Weminuche Wilderness, and thousands of acres of public land that offer recreation and solitude.
Nestled high in the heart of the San Juan Mountains in a mountain valley at 9,318 feet, the Town of Silverton combines supreme natural beauty and magnificent Victorian charm.
Like many places in Colorado, Silverton is at a crossroads; industry like mining has waned, while tourism, construction, small businesses and technology are booming.
www.silvertoncolorado.com   (261 words)

  
 Home - San Juan County, New Mexico: Local Government.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The mission of San Juan County is to provide responsible public service within the Policies and Procedures set forth by the County Commission.
We will be professional and courteous and committed to maintaining the quality of life accustomed to by the citizens.
San Juan County strives to combine the vision of the Commission, citizens and employees into a forward thinking community, committed to the best use of natural resources and serving the best interest of our citizens.
www.co.san-juan.nm.us   (162 words)

  
 Rocks & Minerals: History, geology, and mineralogy of the Brooklyn mine: San Juan County, Colorado - Statistical ...
In the summers of 1976 and 1978 superb specimens of leaf and wire gold associated with petzite, sphalerite, pyrite, galena, and rhodochrosite were recovered from the mine.
Placer gold was discovered in the San Juan Mountains by the ill-fated Baker party in 1860.
With the San Juan Mountains now officially open for prospecting, mining activity increased at a rapid pace, During the next few years the towns of Ouray, Telluride, Silverton, and Creede were established and served as supply centers for the booming mining industry.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0GDX/is_3_77/ai_86743260   (1407 words)

  
 Ouray County - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ouray County lies in the southwestern corner of Colorado in the heart of the San Juan mountains.
Ouray County's landscape is dominated by mountain peaks with 12 peaks 13000 ft or higher.
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries the primary industries in the county were mining and agriculture.
www.co.ouray.co.us   (116 words)

  
 USGenWeb Archives: San Juan County Colorado Table of Contents
San Juan County was created in 1876 from parts of La Plata and Lake counties.
In 1877 most of San Juan was split off to form Ouray County with a small piece going to the new Gunnison County.
The 1880 San Juan County, Colorado, Census contains 42 pages (census images) in Enumeration Districts 103 and 104.
www.rootsweb.com /~usgenweb/co/sanjuan.htm   (399 words)

  
 The New Mexico Genealogical Society
Alamosa County was formed from the northern portions of Conejos and Costilla counties.
Bent County, established in 1870, takes its name from Bent's Fort which was located on the north bank of the Arkansas River, near present day La Junta, and from the Bent brothers who founded the fort in 1828-1832.
Huerfano County was established in 1861, and named for the Huerfano River which flows through the area.
www.nmgs.org /Chrchs-CO-A-H.htm   (1038 words)

  
 ipedia.com: San Juan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
San Juan, which is Spanish for Saint John, refers to a number of places: San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan, Texas, United States San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines San Juan County, Colorado, United Stat...
San Juan, which is Spanish for Saint John, refers to a number of places:
San Juan, Argentina, the capital of San Juan Province
www.ipedia.com /san_juan.html   (144 words)

  
 Local Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors - Colorado and Wyoming
It presently encompasses the metropolitan area of Denver, CO and parishes in the counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Clear Creek, Eagle, Gilpin, Jackson, Jefferson, Larimer, Logan, Moffat, Morgan, Phillips, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, Sedgwick, Summit, Washington, Weld and Yuma.
The Diocese of Colorado Springs encompasses the Colorado counties of Chaffee, Cheyenne,
Colorado Catholicism: History of the Archdiocese of Denver (1857-1989) by Thomas J. Noel with biographies of Machebeuf, Matz, Tihen, Vehr, Casey and Stafford.
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/CatholicUS-DenverCO-WY.htm   (1926 words)

  
 Welcome to Saguache County Colorado including Crestone Moffat the Baca Grande Mineral Hot Springs Villa Grove Bonanza ...
Saguache is the northern gateway to the San Luis Valley in South Central Colorado.
It sits at an elevation of 7800 feet, surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo mountain range on the east and the San Juan range on the west.
The Saguache County Museum is a pioneer museum with historic displays depicting the lifestyle of the area.
www.saguache.org   (520 words)

  
 San Juan County (Utah). County Recorder. Mining records, 1891-1914.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DESCRIPTION: San Juan County mining record books document the boom and bust of wealth-seekers searching for gold in the late nineteenth century and then for oil in the early twentieth century.
Early San Juan books (Book A and B) contain numerous location notices for gold prospectors, many of them located by agents for individuals or corporations in distant cities.
San Juan mining records contain a number of notices of publication provided as proof that a part owner has published notice that if his partner does not do his share of assessment labor, he forfeits ownership of his share of the claim.
historyresearch.utah.gov /inventories/84250.html   (797 words)

  
 Welcome to SJRMC Online!
San Juan Regional Medical Center is a regional full-service, Level III -168 acute care bed hospital serving Farmington, New Mexico and San Juan County and providing specialized medical service to the Four Corners area of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
San Juan Regional Medical Center is a locally owned and governed, not-for-profit hospital with strong community ties, dating back to 1910.
The Board of Directors is selected from a hospital corporation, whose membership is made up of representatives from over 86 non-profit community organizations.
www.sanjuanregional.com   (103 words)

  
 Colorado Birth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage license and other vital records
Certified copies are available from Clerk of District Court in county where marriage license was issued.
Certified copies are available from Clerk of District Court in county where divorce was granted.
Marriage records, local patented mining claims, real estate transfers, and legal documents related to the operation of the county are recorded with the county.
www.vitalrec.com /co.html   (418 words)

  
 Colorado County Evolution, Pictorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Colorado Territory was established by Congress on February 28, 1861.
Huerfano county took the southern half of Fremont county as a consolation for losing so much of the eastern part of the state.
Colorado was admitted as the 38th state of the Union on August 1, 1876.
www.stanwyck.com /cogenweb/cocounties.html   (391 words)

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