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Colorado Gazetteer Eads ~ Electric Peak

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.

Eads; post station in Kiowa County on Missouri Pacific Railway; altitude, 4,209 feet. (Lamar)

Eagalite; village in Mesa County.

Eagle County in the north-central part of the State; bounded on the north by Routt and Grand counties, on the east by Summit County, on the south by Lake and Pitkin counties, and on the west by Garfield County. The surface consists mostly of high plateaus rising eastward to Front Range, whose summit forms the eastern boundary. Its area is 1,586 square miles, of which 2 per cent, or 19,709 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 3,008; and of Redcliff, the county seat, 256. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 14° 15 east. The mean annual rainfall is about 15 inches, and the mean annual temperature about 40°.

Eagle; pass in La Plata County. (La Plata)

Eagle; peak in Dolores County; altitude, 12,105 feet. (Rico)

Eagle; post town in Eagle County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; population in 1900, 124; altitude, 6,588 feet.

Eagle; river in Eagle County, an important branch of Grand River, heading in Tennessee Pass and flowing nearly north and then west. (Leadville)

Eagle Knob; summit in Front Range, Boulder County; altitude, 8,426 feet.

Eagle River; mountains in Park Range.

Eagle River; peak in Eagle River Mountains, Eagle County; altitude, 12,648 feet.

Earl; mesa in Las Animas County. (Elmoro)

Earl; post village in Las Animas County on Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 5,681 feet. (Elmoro)

East; hill in Prowers County. (Albany)

East; mountain in Routt County; altitude, 7,588 feet.

East; river in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of Gunnison River,

East Basin; valley in San Miguel County. (Telluride)

East Beaver; creek in El Paso County, a left-hand branch of Beaver Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak)

East Bijou; creek in Arapahoe and Adams counties, a right-hand branch of Bijou Creek, tributary to South Platte River.

East Bijou; creek in Elbert County, tributary to reservoir near Agate. (Limon)

East Brush: crock in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of Cascade Crock, tributary to East River. (Crested Butte)

East Brush; creek in Gunnison County, a left-hand branch of East River, tributary to Gunnison River. (Crested Butte)

East Canon; creek in Larimer County, a right-hand branch of Cache la Poudre River.

East Carrizo; creek in Baca County, a left-hand branch of Carrizo Creek, tributary to Cimarron River. (Mount Carrizo)

East Cement; mountain in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 12,047 feet. (Chested Butte)

East Cherry; creek in Douglas County, a right-hand branch of Cherry Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Castle Rock)

East Dale; post village in Costilla County.

East Dolores; river in Dolores County, right-hand branch of Dolores River. (Telluride, Rico)

East Eighteenmile; creek in Fremont County, a left-hand branch of Eighteenmile Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Pikes Peak)

East Fork; in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of Blue Creek, tributary to Gunnison River. (Lake City)

East Fork; in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of Little Cimarron Creek, tributary to Gunnison River. (Lake City)

East Fork; in Eagle County, a right-hand branch of Homestake Creek, tributary to Grand River. (Leadville)

East Fork; in La Plata County, a left-hand branch of Hermosa Creek, tributary to Animas River. (Engineer Mountain)

East Fork Arkansas; in Lake County, a left-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Leadville)

East Fork Eagle; in Eagle County, a right-hand branch of Eagle River. (Leadville)

East Geneva; creek in Park County, a right-hand branch of Geneva Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Georgetown)

East Hovenweep; creek in Montezuma County, a right-hand branch of Hovenweep Creek, tributary to San Juan River.

East Leadville; village in Park County. (Leadville)

East Lost Park; valley in Park County. (Platte Canyon)

East Mancos; town in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,903 feet.

East Maroon; creek in Pitkin County, right-hand branch of Maroon Creek, tributary to Roaring Fork. (Aspen)

East Milligan; canyon in Las Animas County, tributary to Purgatory River. (Spanish Peak)

East Oil; creek in Teller County, a left-hand branch of oil Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Pikes Peak)

Eastonville; post village in El Paso County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 7,119 feet. (Castle Rock)

East Paradox; creek in Montrose County, a right-hand branch of Dolores River,

East River; pass in Gunnison County; altitude, 11,163 feet,

East River; town in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

East Rush; creek in Lincoln County, a left-hand branch oi'L , Rush Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. 1 .

East Salt; creek in Garfield and Mesa counties, a right-hand branch of Grand River.

East Sheep; mountain in Summit County rTenmile District Spe-I cial.

East Silver; mesa in La Plata County Needle Mountains.

East Spanish; peak on boundary between Huerfano and Las Animas counties; altitude, 12,708 feet Spanish Peaks.

East Troublesome; creek in Grand County, a right-hand branch of Grand River.

East Turkey; creek in El Paso County, a right-hand branch of Turkey Creek, tributary to Arkansas River Colorado Springs.

Eaton; creek in Hinsdale County, a right-hand branch of Lake Fork Gunnison River Lake City.

Eaton; post town in Weld County on Union Pacific Railroad; population in 1900, 384; altitude, 4,830 feet,

Ebert; station in Arapahoe County on Colorado Eastern Railway.

Echo; creek in Montezuma County, a left-hand branch of West Mancos River La Plata.

Echo; lake in Clear Creek County Georgetown.

Echo; mountain in San Juan Mountains, La Plata County; altitude, 13,305 feet Needle Mountains.

Echo; station in Fremont County on Denver and Rio Grande i Railroad; altitude, 6,069 feet.

Eckert; post village in Delta County.

Eckley; post village in Yuma County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 3,890 feet.

Eclipse; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Chicago Creek, (Georgetown)

Eclipse; station in Teller County on the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District, the Florence and Cripple Creek, and the Midland Terminal railways; altitude, 9,658 feet.

Eddy; post village in Routt County; altitude, 7,906 feet.

Eden; post village in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,870 feet. Railroad name, Bragdon. (Pueblo)

Egerton; station in El Paso County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,405 feet. (Colorado Springs)

Edgewater; post village in Jefferson County.

Edith; gulch in San Juan County, tributary to Animas River. (Silverton)

Edith; lake in Clear Creek County; altitude, 10,117 feet. (Georgetown)

Edith; mountain in Hinsdale County. (Silverton)

Edith; village in Archuleta County on Union Pacific Railroad; population in 1900, 282.

Edlowe; station in Teller County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 8,908 feet.

Edson; arroyo in Pueblo County, a right-hand branch of St. Charles River. (Pueblo)

Edwards; post village in Eagle County. Railroad name, Allentown.

Egeria; creek in Routt County, a right-hand branch of Grand River.

Egeria; village in Routt County.

Egeria Park; valley in Routt County.

Eggleston; lake in Delta County.

Eighteenmile; creek in Fremont County, a left-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Canyon City, Pikes Peak)

Eightmile Park; valley in Fremont County. (Pikes Peak)

Eiler; station in Lake County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,840 feet.

Eiler Junction; station in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Elbert County in the eastern part of the Slate; bounded on the north by Arapahoe County, on the east by Lincoln County, on the south by El Paso and Lincoln counties, and on the west by Douglas County. The surface consists of rolling plains, traversed by three railroads, the Colorado and Southern, the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific, and the Union Pacific. The area is 1,852 square miles, of which 3 per cent, or 40,460 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 3,101, and of Kiowa, the county seat, 116. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 12° 40' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 17 inches, and the mean annual temperature 50° to 55°.

Elbert; creek in Lake County, a right-hand branch of Half Moon Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Leadville)

Elbert; creek in La Plata County, a left-hand branch of Hermosa Creek. (Engineer Mountain)

Elbert; post village in Elbert County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 6,711 feet. (Castle Rock)

Elbert, Mount; in Sawatch Range, Lake County; altitude, 14,421 feet.

Elbow; canyon in Eagle County, tributary to Eagle River.

Elco; post village in La Plata County.

Elder; creek in San Miguel County, a right-hand branch of San Miguel River. (Telluride)

Eldora; post town in Boulder County; population in 1900, 395.

Eldred; post village in Fremont County. (Pikes Peak)

Eldredge; station in Ouray County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,532 feet.

Electric; peak in Sangre de Cristo Range, Custer County; altitude, 13,699 feet.

Electric; peak in San Juan Mountains. San Juan County. (Needle Mountains)

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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