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Colorado Gazetteer Diamond Hill ~ Dyke

Colorado is situated about midway the country north and south, and about two thirds of the distance from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast. On the north are Wyoming and Nebraska, on the east Nebraska and Kansas, on the south New Mexico, and Utah on the west. The State is a quadrilateral in shape, its north and south boundaries being respectively the forty-first and thirty-seventh parallels of latitude.

Diamond; hill in San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Diamond; peak in Routt County; altitude, 9,925 feet.

Dick; station in Weld County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5, 123 feet. (Greeley)

Dickey; station in Summit County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 8,987 feet.

Dickman; creek in Custer County, a left-hand branch of Grape Creek, tributary to Arkansas River.

Difficult; creek in Pitkin County, a left-hand branch of Roaring Fork, tributary to Grand River. (Aspen)

Dike; mountain in Huerfano County. (Huerfano Park)

Dillon; station in Summit County, on the Colorado and Southern and the Denver and Rio Grande railroads; altitude, 8,849 feet.

Diorite; peak in Montezuma County. (La Plata)

Dippold Basin; valley in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Disappointment; creek in Dolores County, a right-hand branch of West Fork Dolores River.

Diston; station in Kiowa County on Missouri Pacific Railway; altitude, 4, 1 10 feet. (Lamar)

Dives Basin; valley in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Divide; creek in Larimer County, a right-hand branch of Thompson Creek.

Divide; creek in Mesa County, a left-hand branch of Grand River, heading in Smoke and West creeks.

Divide; post village in Teller County on the Colorado Midland and the Midland Terminal railways; altitude, 9,183 feet. (Pikes Peak)

Divide; station in Chaffee County, on the Colorado Midland and the Denver and Rio Grande railroads.

Dix; village in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,208 feet. (La Plata)

Dixon; station in Weld County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4, 723 feet.

Dixons Mill; station in Boulder County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,895 feet. (Niwot)

Dodd; post village in Morgan County on Union Pacific Railroad.

Dodd Reservoir: artificial lake in Boulder County. (Niwot)

Doe; creek in Mineral County, a left-hand branch of Rio Grande.

Dolly Varden; mountain in Hinsdale County. (Silverton)

Dolomite; town in El Paso County.

Dolores County in the southwestern part of the State, bounded on the north by San Miguel County, on the east by Ouray and San Juan counties, on the south by Montezuma County, and on the west by Utah. The eastern part consists of high rugged mountains of the San Juan group, and the western part is an arid plateau. The area is 1,000 square miles, of which less than one-half of 1 per cent, or 942 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 1,134; and of Rico, the county seat, 811. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 13° 30' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 23 inches, and the mean annual temperature 45° to 50°.

Dolores; mountain in Dolores County; altitude, 13,502 feet. (Engineer Mountain)

Dolores; plateau in western part of the State, through which Dolores River cuts a canyon.

Dolores; post town in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; population in 1900, 108; altitude, 6,945 feet.

Dolores; river in southwestern part of the State, a large left-hand branch of the Grand, heading in the western part of San Juan Mountains and flowing northwest and then nearly north.

Dome; mountain in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Dome; mountain in Routt County.

Dome; peak in Garfield County; altitude, 12,498 feet.

Dome Rock; station in Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 6,210 feet. (Platte Canyon)

Dome Rock; summit in Teller County. (Pikes Peak)

Dominguez; station in Delta County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,791 feet.

Doran; post village in Park County. Railroad name, Mudsill.

Dorcas; station in Fremont County on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad.

Dorchester; post village in Gunnison County.

Dornick; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Dory; hill in Gilpin County; altitude, 9,270 feet. (Blackhawk)

Dotsero; post village in Eagle County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,157 feet.

Double Spoon; creek in Delta County, a right-hand branch of Gunnison River.

Double Top; mountain in Gunnison County; altitude, 12,192 feet. (Crested Butte)

Doudy Hollow; valley in Jefferson and Boulder counties, tributary to Coal Creek. (Blackhawk)

Douglas County in the central part of the State; bounded on the north by Arapahoe County, on the east by Elbert County, on the south by El Paso and Teller counties, and on the west by Jefferson County. Its surface consists of high rolling plains, the western portion extending into Front Range. The area is 889 square miles, of which 7 per cent, or 39,165 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 3,120; and of Castle Rock, the county seat, 304. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 13° 25' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 18 inches, and the mean annual temperature 50° to 55°.

Douglas; creek in Rio Blanco County, a left-hand branch of White River, originating in East Fork and West Douglas Creek.

Douglas; peak in Jefferson County. (Blackhawk)

Douglas; station in Douglas County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,308 feet.

Dover; station in Weld County; altitude, 5,399 feet.

Downer; post village in Boulder County.

Downing; village in Las Animas County; altitude, 5,450 feet. (Elmoro)

Doyle; arroyo in Pueblo County, tributary to Huerfano River. (Apishapa)

Doyle; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,052 feet. Post-office, Doyleville.

Dresden; station in Huerfano County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Dresden; station on Colorado and Southern Kail way, altitude, 5,767 feet.

Drew; village in Gunnison County

Dripping; spring in Las Animas County; altitude, 5,941 feet. (Apishapa)

Dry; arroyo in Otero County, a left-hand branch of Timpas Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Timpas)

Dry; creek in Arapahoe County, a left-hand branch of Cherry Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Denver)

Dry; creek in Boulder County, inlet of Swede Lakes. (Niwot)

Dry; creek in Boulder and Weld counties, a right-hand branch of St. Vrain Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Niwot)

Dry; creek in Delta County, a right-hand branch of Gunnison River.

Dry; creek in Jefferson County, a left-hand branch of Clear Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Blackhawk)

Dry; creek in Montrose County, a left-hand branch of Uncompahgre River.

Dry; creek in Ouray County, a right-hand branch of Uncompahgre River. (Ouray)

Dry; creek in Pueblo County, a left-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Pueblo)

Dry; creek in Prowers County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Lamar)

Dry; creek in Rio Blanco County, a right-hand branch of White River.

Dry; gulch in La Plata County, tributary to Animas River. (Durango)

Dry: gulch in San Juan County, tributary to Cement Creek. (Silverton)

Dry; mountain in Routt County.

Dry Fork; in Garfield County, a right-hand branch of Rifle Creek, tributary to Grand River.

Dry Fork; in La Plata County, a left-hand branch of Lightner Creek, tributary to Animas River. (Durango)

Dry Fork; in Montrose and Mesa counties, a left-hand branch of Gunnison River.

Dry St. Vrain; creek in Boulder County, a right-hand branch of North St. Vrain Creek, tributary to St. Vrain Creek, (Boulder)

Dubois; post town in Gunnison County; population in 1900, 23.

Duck; creek in Park County, a left-hand branch of West Geneva Creek, tributary to Geneva Creek. (Georgetown)

Duck; creek in Rio Blanco County, a left-hand branch of Bitter Creek, tributary to White River.

Duck; lake in Clear Creek County; altitude, 11,070 feet. (Georgetown)

Dudley; village in Park County. (Leadville)

Duffields; station in El Paso County on Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway; altitude, 9,295 feet.

Dumont; post village in Clear Creek County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 7,939 feet.

Dump; mountain in Huerfano County. (Huerfano Park)

Duncan; post village in Las Animas County.

Duncan; station in Delta County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,880 feet.

Duncan; village in Saguache County.

Duncans; village in Boulder County.

Dundee; station in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,700 feet.

Dune; station in Saguache County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,549 feet.

Dunkley; post village in Routt County.

Dunton; post village in Dolores County.

Dupont; station on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5, 134 feet.

Durango; county seat of La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; population in 1900, 3,317; altitude, 6,508 feet. (Durango)

Duyer; gulch in Gunnison County, tributary to Lake Fork Gunnison River. (Luke City)

Dwyer; town in Summit County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Dwyer; village in Park County.

Dyer; mountain in Park County. (Leadville)

Dyer; town in Teller County on Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway.

Dyke; post village in Archuleta County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Source: United States Geological Survey, by Henry Gannett, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey of Colorado, Charles D. Walcott. Director, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1906.

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