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Colorado Gazetteer Gabbert Station ~ Grabiola Station

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.

Gabbert; station in Ouray County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Gaff; village in Kit Carson County.

Gaines; gulch in La Plata County, tributary to Flagler Fork. (Durango)

Galatea; post village in Kiowa County on Missouri Pacific Railway; altitude, 4,369 feet. (Arroya)

Galbeth; creek in Pueblo County, a right-hand branch of Rock Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Pueblo)

Galena; mountain in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 13,290 feet.

Galena; mountain in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County. (Silverton)

Galena Lion; gulch in Ouray County, tributary to Red Mountain Creek. (Silverton)

Galien; station in Logan County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,173 feet.

Gallagher; station in Dolores County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,868 feet.

Gallinas; canyon in Baca County, tributary to Cimarron River. (Springfield)

Game; creek in Eagle County, a right-hand branch of Turkey Creek, tributary to Arkansas River.

Gann; station in Douglas County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

Garcia; station in Las Animas County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Garden of the Gods; station in small valley of the same name in El Paso County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, north of Colorado Springs; altitude, 6,217 feet. (Colorado Springs)

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

Gardens; station in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,578 feet.

Gardner; post village in Huerfano County; altitude, 7,000 feet. (Huerfano Park)

Garfield County in the northwestern part of the State; bounded on the north by Rio Blanco County, on the east by Routt and Eagle counties, on the south by Mesa and Pitkin counties, and on the west by Utah. Lt's surface is traversed by Grand River and consists of plateaus, which in the north and south are at great altitudes, gradually sloping to the valley of Grand River. Its area is 3,049 square miles, of which nearly 2 percent, or 29,002 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 5,835, and of Glenwood Springs, the county seat, 1,350. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was for the eastern part 14° 50' east, and for the western part 15° 00 east. The mean annual rainfall is about 11 inches, and the mean annual temperature 45° to 50°.

Garfield; creek in Garfield County, a Left-hand branch of Grand River.

Garfield; peak in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 12,136 feet. (Anthracite)

Garfield; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,500 feet.

Garfield, Mount; in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,065 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Garland; station in Costilla County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,924 feet.

Garland Junction; station in Conejos County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Garner; creek in Saguache County, a left-hand branch of San Luis Creek.

Garnett; post village in Costilla County; altitude, 7,700 feet.

Garos; post village in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 9,109 feet.

Gary; post village in Morgan County.

Gaskill; mountain in Grand County.

Gaskill; village in Grand County.

Gate View; village in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,870 feet.

Gateway; post village in Mesa County.

Gato; creek in Conejos County, emptying into a sink.

Gault; post village in Weld County.

Gaynor; lakes in Boulder County. (Niwot)

Gemini; peaks in Park Range, Park County. (Leadvillie)

Genoa; post village in Lincoln County on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway; altitude, 5,598 feet.

Geneva; gulch in Park County, tributary to South Platte River.

Geneva Park; valley in Park County. (Georgetown)

George; lake in Park and Jefferson counties. (Pikes Peak)

Georges; creek in Logan County, a left-hand branch of Horsetail Creek, tributary to South Platte River.

Georgetown; city and county seat of Clear Creek County on Colorado and Southern Railroad; population in 1900, 1,418; altitude, 8,507 feet. (Georgetown)

Georgia; gulch in San Juan County, tributary to Cement Creek. (Silverton)

Georgia; pass between Park and Summit counties; altitude, 11,476 feet.

Gibbs; peak in La Plata Mountains on boundary between Montezuma and La Plata counties. (La Plata)

Gibson; hill in Summit County. (Leadville)

Gibson; peak in Sangre de Cristo Range, Custer County; altitude, 13,729 feet.

Gibson; ridge in Gunnison County. (Crested Butte)

Gillespie; gulch in Boulder County, tributary to Jim Creek. (Boulder)

Gillett; post town in Teller County on Colorado Midland Railway; population in 1900, 524; altitude, 9,933 feet.

Gilman; post town in Eagle County; population in 1900, 222. Railroad name, Rock Creek.

Gilpin County in the north-central part of the State, upon the eastern slopes of Front Range; bounded on the north by Boulder County, on the east by Jefferson County, on the south by Clear Creek County, and on the west by Grand County. Its area is 130 square miles, of which 3 per cent, or 2,110 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 6,690; and of Central City, the county seat, 3,114. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 13° 31' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 15 inches, and the mean annual temperature 40° to 45°.

Gilpin; peak in Ouray County; altitude, 13,682 feet. (Telluride)

Gilpin; post village in Gilpin County.

Gilson; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Clear Creek. (Idaho Springs Special)

Glacier; peak in Front Range, Summit County; altitude, 12,654 feet.

Glaciers; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,642 feet.

Glade; station in Douglas County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, altitude, 6,496 feet.

Gladstone; peak in San Juan Mountains, San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Gladstone; post village in San Juan County, on Silverton, Gladstone and Northern Railroad. (Silverton)

Gladwyn; village in Archuleta County.

Glasson Spur; station in Summit County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Glen; post village in Washington County.

Glenbrook; station in Fremont County on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad; altitude, 8,068 feet.

Glencoe; station in Jefferson County, on the Union Pacific and the Colorado and Southern railways. (Denver)

Glencoe; station in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,346 feet.

Glen Cove; village in Teller County. (Pikes Peak)

Glendale; post village in Fremont County. (Pueblo)

Glendale; village in Boulder County; altitude, 6,835 feet Boulder.

Glendevey; post village in Larimer County.

Gleneyre; creek in Larimer County, a right-hand branch of Laramie River.

Gleneyre; post village in Larimer County; altitude, 6,500 feet.

Glen Eyrie; creek in El Paso County, a left-hand branch of Fountain Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Colorado Springs)

Glenisle; station in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Glenmore Lake; station in Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Glenn; village in El Paso County.

Glen Park: station in El Paso County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Glenwood Springs; comity seat of Garfield County, on the Denver and Rio Grande and the Colorado Midland railways; population in 1900, 1,350; altitude, 5,747 feet. Railroad name, Glenwood.

Globe Hill; station in Teller County on Colorado Midland Railway. (Pikes Peak)

Globeville; town in Arapahoe County on Colorado and Southern Railway; population in 1900, 2,192.

Goat; butte in Pueblo County. (Pueblo)

Godfrey; station in Delta County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Godfrey; station in Elbert County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5,602 feet. (Limon)

Godiva; ridge in Routt County.

Goff; post village in Kit Carson County.

Gold; creek in Elbert Comity, a left-hand branch of Running Creek, tributary to Boxelder Creek. (Castle Rock)

Gold; hill in Boulder County; altitude, 8,297 feet. (Boulder)

Gold; hill in Gunnison County; altitude, 9,500 feet.

Gold; hill in San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Gold; hill in Teller County. (Cripple Creek Special)

Gold; lake in Boulder County; altitude, 8,600 feet. (Boulder)

Gold Basin; valley in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Golden; city and county seat of Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway; population in 1900, 2,152; altitude, 5,693 feet. (Denver)

Golden; peak in Boulder County; altitude, 9,650 feet. (Blackhawk)

Golden Age; hill in Boulder County; altitude, 8,400 feet. (Boulder)

Golden Circle Railroad; a line running from Victor to Vista Grande, a distance of 6 miles.

Golden Glen; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Chicago Creek. (Georgetown)

Golden Horn; summit in San Juan County. (Telluride)

Goldfield; post town in Teller County, on the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District and the Florence and Cripple Creek railroads; population in 1900, 2,191; altitude, 9,882 feet. (Pikes Peak)

Gold Hill; post village in Boulder County on Colorado and Northwestern Railway; altitude, 8,599 feet. (Boulder)

Gold Pan; station in Summit County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Goliath; peak in Clear Creek County. (Georgetown)

Goodnight; station in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,731 feet.

Goodpasture; post village in Pueblo County.

Goodrich; station in Morgan County on Union Pacific Railroad.

Good Spring-; creek in Routt and Rio Blanco counties, a left-hand branch of Yampa River.

Goose; creek in Gunnison County, a left-hand branch of Gunnison River.

Goose; lake in Huerfano County. (Huerfano Park)

Gordon; creek in Larimer County, a left-hand branch of Cache la Poudre River.

Gordon; gulch in Boulder County, tributary to North Boulder Creek. (Boulder)

Gordon; station in Lake County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,320 feet.

Gore; canyon in Park Range, through which Grand River escapes from Middle Park.

Gore; creek in Eagle County, a right-hand branch of Eagle River.

Gore; mountains in Eagle County.

Gore; pass in Grand County; altitude, 9,570 feet.

Gorge; station in Fremont County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 5,482 feet.

Gorham; post village in Boulder County. Railroad name, Marshall.

Gory; village in Delta County.

Gothic; mountain in Gunnison County; altitude, 12,646 feet. (Anthracite)

Gothic; town in Gunnison County; altitude, 9,474 feet. (Crested Bute)

Governor; gulch in Ouray County, tributary to Red Mountain Creek. (Silverton)

Grabiola; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,310 feet.

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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