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Colorado Gazetteer Hackberry Creek ~ High Park

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.

Hackberry; creek in Bent, Las Animas, and Rata counties, a right-hand branch of Rule Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Bigbee)

Hagens; station in Ouray County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,396 feet.

Hague; peak in Larimer County; altitude, 13,832 feet.

Hahns; peak in Park Range, Routt County.

Hahns Peak; post village and county seat of Routt County; population in 1900, 46.

Hale; post village in Yuma County.

Halfmile; gulch in Jefferson County, tributary to Clear Creek. (Blackhawk)

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

Halfway; post village in El Paso County.

Halfway; station in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 10,539 feet.

Hall; station in Archuleta County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Hall; station in El Paso County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad.

Halls; gulch in Park County, tributary to South Platte River. Halls; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Hall Valley; village in Park County.

Hambline; lake in Boulder County. (Niwot)

Hamilton; canyon in Montrose and San Miguel counties, tributary to San Miguel River.

Hamilton; creek in Grand County, a right-hand branch of Frazer River, tributary to Grand River.

Hamilton; post village in Routt County.

Hamilton, Mount; in Front Range, Park County; altitude, 13,800 feet.

Hammond; town in Park County.

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

Hancock; peak in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Hancock; post village in Chaffee County.

(Hancock; station in Gunnison County, on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 10,015 feet.

Handles; peak in San Juan Mountains, Hinsdale County; altitude, 14,008 feet. (Silverton)

Hangmans; gulch in Gilpin County, tributary to North Clear Creek. (Blackhawk)

Hanson; peak in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County. (Silverton)

Hantz; peak in Park Range, near northern boundary of the State; altitude, 10,906 feet.

Happy Canyon; creek in Douglas and Arapahoe counties, a left-hand branch of Cherry Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Denver)

Harbison; creek in Garfield County, a left-hand branch of Parachute Creek, tributary to Grand River.

Hardin; post village in Weld County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 4,525 feet,

Hardscrabble; creek in Fremont and Custer counties, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Canyon City)

Harman; village in Denver County,

Harps; town in Chaffee County.

Harris; post village in Adams County, on the Burlington and Missouri River and the Colorado and Southern railways; altitude, 5,354 feet,

Harrisburg-; post village in Washington County.

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

Harrison; creek in Routt County, a right-hand branch of Bear Creek.

Harrison: post village in Routt County.

Harrison: town in Summit County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Harrison Junction; station in Lake County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 10,141 feet.

Hartman; gulch in Montezuma County, tributary to McElmo Creek.

Hartsel; post village in Paris County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 8,875 feet.

Harvard, Mount: in Sawatch Range, Chaffee County; altitude, 14,375 feet.

Haskill; post village in San Miguel County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,836 feet.

Hastings: post village in Las Animas County on spur of Colorado and Southern Railway. (Spanish Peaks)

Haswell; post village in Kiowa County on Missouri Pacific Railway; altitude, 4,528 feet. (Las Animas)

Hatcher; station in Archuleta County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Hatchery; station in Arapahoe County on Union Pacific Railroad. (Denver

Hathaway; station in Douglas County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Hathaway; town in Summit County.

Haver; station in Park County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 8,977 feet.

Haverly; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Haviland: station in Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Haworth; village in Larimer County.

Hawn; mountain in San Juan Mountains, San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Haxtum; post village in Phillips County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,033 feet.

Hay Claim; small park between Turkey Creek and South Platte River.

Hayden; butte in Huerfano County; altitude, 6,860 feet. (Walsenburg)

Hayden; creek in Fremont County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River.

Hayden; pass between Fremont and Saguache counties; altitude, 10,780 feet.

Hayden; peak in Elk Mountains in Pitkin County. (Aspen)

Hayden; post village in Routt County.

Hayden; station in Lake County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 9,180 feet. (Leadville)

Hayden, Mount; in San Juan Mountains, Ouray County. (Silverton)

Hayden Park; an elevated tract near the heads of Fountain and Twin creeks, a few miles north of Pikes Peak; average elevation, 10,000 feet.

Hayes; station in Costilla County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,525 feet,

Hayford; station in Logan County on Union Pacific Railroad, [layman; post village in Park County.

Haynes; creek in Pueblo County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Nepesta)

Hay Ranch; station on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 9,314 feet.

Haystack; butte in Pueblo County; altitude, 5,318 feet. (Apishapa)

Haystack; mountain in Boulder County; altitude, 5,595 feet. (Niwot)

Haywood; station in Rio Grande County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,744 feet.

Hazel; lake in La Plata County; altitude, 12,420 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Hazeltine; post village in Adams County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5,178 feet.

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

Hebron; post village in Larimer County.

Hecla; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,371 feet.

Hecla Junction; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,358 feet.

Helena; canyon in Fremont County, tributary to Oil Creek. (Pikes Peak)

Hell; canyon in Gunnison County, tributary to Lake Fork Gunnison River. (Lake City)

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

Hell Gate; creek in Kit Carson County, a left-hand branch of South Fork Republican River.

Helmet; peak in La Plata Mountains, Montezuma County; altitude, 11,976 feet. (La Plata)

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

Henderson; island in South Platte River, in Adams County. (Denver)

Henderson; post village in Adams County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5,039 feet. (Denver)

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

Hendricks; station in Fremont County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Henkel; station in El Paso County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 5,194 feet. Post-office, Wigwam,

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

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

Henson; creek in Hinsdale County, a left-hand branch of Lake Fork Gunnison River, originating in North Fork. (Lake City)

Henson; post village in Hinsdale County. (Lake City)

Herman, Mount; in El Paso County. (Castle Rock)

Hermano; peak in Montezuma County; altitude, 9,014 feet.

Hermit; post village in Hinsdale County.

Hermitage; post village in Dolores County.

Hermosa; creek in La Plata County, a right-hand branch of Animas River, originating in North and South forks. (Durango, Engineer Mountain)

Hermosa; mountain in San Juan Mountains, Dolores County; altitude, 12,564 feet. (Engineer Mountain)

Hermosa; station in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,633 feet. (Durango)

Hermosa Park; high valley in La Plata County; altitude, 8,797 feet. (Engineer Mountain)

Herrick; station in Pueblo County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway: altitude, 4,741 feet;

Herring; creek in Park County, a right-hand branch of South Platte River.

Herring; Mount; in Custer County; altitude, 9,340 feet Canyon City.

Herron; hill in Las Animas County; altitude, 4,857 feet. (Elmoro)

Hesperus: peak in La Plata Mountains, Montezuma County; altitude, 13,225 feet. (La Plata)

Hesperus; post village in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,113 feet, (La Plata)

Hessie; village in Boulder County.

Hester; post village in Otero County.

Hezron; post village in Huerfano County on Colorado and Western Railway; altitude, 4,999 feet.

Hezron Junction; station in Huerfano County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,857 feet.

Hicks; post village in Las Animas County. (Spanish Peaks)

Hidden; lake in La Plata County. (Needle Mountains)

Hierro; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,530 feet.

Higbee; canyon in Hero County, tributary to Purgatory River. (Higbee)

Higbee; post village in Otero County. (Higbee)

Higgins Park; valley in Boulder County. (Boulder)

High; creek in Park, Teller, and Fremont counties, a right-hand branch of Oil Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Pikes Peak)

Highland; lake in Weld County. (Niwot)

Highland; station in Boulder County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 5,122 feet. (Niwot)

Highland; village in Pitkin County. (Aspen)

Highland Lake; post village in Weld County. (Niwot)

Highland No. 2; lake in Boulder County. (Niwot)

Highland Park; valley in Clear Creek County; altitudes 11,000 feet. (Georgetown)

Highlands; village in Denver County.

High Line Junction; station in Teller County on Colorado Spring and Cripple Creek District Railway.

Highmore; post village in Garfield County.

Higho; post village in Larimer County.

High Park; post village in Teller County. (Pikes Peak)

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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