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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.

Hill; creek in Grand County, a right-hand branch of Muddy Creek, tributary to Grand River.

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

Hillden; station in Saguache County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Hillrose; post village in Morgan County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,177 feet.

Hillsboro; village in Weld County. (Greeley)

Hillside; post village in Fremont County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,473 feet.

Hillside; village in Ouray County; altitude, 8,269 feet.

Hilltop; post village in Douglas County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Hilltop; station in Elbert County on Colorado and Southern Railway. (Castle Rock)

Hilltop; station in Park County, on the Colorado and Southern and the Colorado Midland railways; altitude, 6,609 feet.

Hilltop Junction; station in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 9,839 feet.

Hilton; station in Bent County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 3,888 feet.

Hinkles; station in Gunnison County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 8,174 feet.

Hinsdale County in the southwestern part of the State; bounded on the north by Gunnison County, on the east by Saguache and Mineral counties, on the south by Archuleta County, and on the west by Ouray, San Juan, and La Plata counties. It includes a portion of San Juan Mountains, its area is 1,003 square miles, of which 3 per cent, or 1,767 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 1,609; and of Lake City, the county seat, 700. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 13° 25 east. The mean annual rainfall is about 15 inches, and the mean annual temperature 40°.

Hiram Prince; lake in Boulder County. (Niwot)

Hirst; village in Costilla County.

Hobart; village in Teller County.

Hoehne; post village in Las Animas County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 5,711 feet.

Hoffman; lake in Boulder County. (Niwot)

Hogback; canyon in Mesa County, tributary to Grand River.

Hogback; mesa in Rio Grande County.

Hogback; mountain in Pueblo County. (Pueblo)

Hogback; summit in Montezuma County. (La Plata)

Hogback; valley in Routt County.

Hogg; post village in Montezuma County.

Hogland; creek in Saguache County, a right-hand branch of Saguache River,

Hog Ranch; canyon in Pueblo County, tributary to Huerfano River. (Apishapa)

Holbert Cabin; village in Fremont County. (Pikes Peak)

Holcolm; hills in El Paso County. (Big Springs)

Holly; post town in Prowers County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; population in 1900, 364; altitude, 3,387 feet (Granada)

Hollywood; station in Teller County on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad; altitude, 9,698 feet.

Holtwold; village in Elbert County. (Big Springs)

Holy Cross; village in Eagle County. (Leadville)

Holy Cross Forest Reserve; area 1,548 square miles.

Holy Cross, Mountain of the; in Sawatch Range, Eagle County; altitude, 14,170 feet. (Leadville)

Holyoke; post town in Phillips County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 3,737 feet.

Homans Park; name applied to the northern end of San Luis Valley.

Home; station in Rio Grande County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,547 feet.

Home; village in Larimer County.

Homestake; creek in Eagle County, a left-hand branch of Eagle River, tributary to Grand River. (Leadville)

Homestake; peak in Sawatch Range, on boundary between Pitkin and Eagle counties; altitude, 13,227 feet. (Leadville)

Honnold; village in Routt County; altitude, 9,158 feet.

Hooker; hills in Pueblo County; altitude, 4,907 feet. (Nepesta)

Hooks; station in Pitkin County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Hooper; post town in Costilla County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; population in 1900, 177; altitude, 7,566 feet.

Hoosac; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Fall River. (Idaho Springs Special)

Hoosier; pass in Lark Range between Lark and Summit Counties.

Hoosier; ridge in Summit County. (Leadville)

Hoosier; station in Lark County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 9,698 feet.

Hoosier Pass; station on Colorado and Cripple ('reek District Railway; altitude, 10,309 feet. (Leadville)

Hope; mountain in Chaffee County.

Hope; mountain in La Plata County. (Needle Mountain)

Hope; village in Mesa County.

Hopkins; station in Eagle County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 7,346 feet.

Horace; village in Teller County.

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

Horn; peak in Sangre de Cristo Mountains Custer- County; altitude, 13,447 feet.

Horse; canyon in Las Animas County, tributary to Purgatory River. (Higbee)

Horse; creek in Baca County, flowing east into Kansas and disappearing in a sink. (Two Butte, Vilas, Albany)

Horse; creek in Eagle County, aright-hand branch of Grand River.

Horse; creek in Dolores County, a right-hand branch of East Dolores River. (Rico)

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

Horse; creek in Montezuma County, a left-hand branch of Middle Rio Mancos. (La Plata)

Horse; creek in Otero County, a left-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Las Animas)

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

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

Horsefly; creek in Montrose County, a right-hand branch of San Miguel River, tributary to Dolores River.

Horsefly; peak in Montrose County; altitude, 10,504 feet.

Horsefly; village in Montrose County.

Horseshoe; gulch in Park County, tributary to Fourmile Creek. (Leadville)

Horseshoe; mountain in Park Range, Lake County; altitude, 13,912 feet. (Leadville)

Horseshoe; village in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 10,598 feet. (Leadville)

Horseshoe Basin; hanging valley in Hinsdale County. (Silverton)

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

Hortense; post village in Chaffee County.

Horsethief; spring in Montrose County.

Hot; spring in Gunnison County. (Crested Butte)

Hot; springs in Ouray County; altitude, 7,086 feet. (Ouray)

Hotchkiss; post town in Delta County; population in 1900, 261; altitude, 5,359 feet.

Hot Spring; creek in Mineral County, a right-hand branch of Rio Grande.

Hot Springs; station in Saguache County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,757 feet.

Hot Sulphur; springs in Grand County.

Houghton; mountain in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Hovenweep; creek in Montezuma County, aright-hand branch of San Juan River.

Howard; post village in Fremont County, on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,706 feet.

Howard; springs in San Miguel County.

Howard; springs in Weld County.

Howard Fork; in San Miguel County, a right-hand branch of Lake Fork San Miguel River. (Telluride)

Howard Fork; in Weld County, a right-hand branch of Crow Creek, tributary to South Platte River.

Howardsville; post village in San Juan County on Silverton Northern Railroad; altitude, 9,968 feet. (Silverton)

Howbert; post village in Park County on Colorado Midland Railway. Railroad and corporate name, Freshwater.

Howeville; town in Gunnison County.

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

Hudson; post village in Weld County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 5,006 feet. (Greeley)

Huerfano; butte in Huerfano County; altitude, 6,150 feet. (Walsenburg)

Huerfano; county in the southern part of the State; bounded on the north by Custer and Pueblo counties, on the east and south by Las Animas County, and on the west by Costilla and Saguache counties and Sangre de Cristo Range. The surface consists of rolling plains, with the exception of the western and a small portion of the northern boundaries. The area is 1,537 square miles, of which 3 percent, or 25,466 acres, went under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 8,395; and of Walsenburg, the county seat, 1,033. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 13° 00 east. The mean annual rainfall is about 14 inches, and the mean annual temperature 45° to 50°.

Huerfano; lake in Pueblo County. (Nepesta)

Huerfano; post village in Huerfano County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude. 5,665 feet. (Walsenburg)

Huerfano; river in Pueblo and Huerfano counties, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Nepesta, Walsenburg, Huerfano Park)

Huerfano Canyon; village in Huerfano County. (Huerfano Park)

Huerfano Park; open valley sloping south between Wet Mountains and Sangre de Cristo Range.

Huerto; creek in Hinsdale County, a right-hand branch of Rio Piedra, tributary to San Juan River.

Hugo; county scat of Lincoln County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5,039 feet.

Hugo; hill in Lincoln County; altitude. 5,300 feet. (Limon)

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

Hulbert; station in El Paso County, on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Hull; station in Teller County, on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad.

Hulls Camp; village in Teller County. (Cripple Creek Special)

Humbug; creek in Summit County, a right-hand branch of Tenmile River, tributary to Snake River. (Tenmile District Special)

Humboldt; peak in Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Custer County; altitude, 11,044 feet.

Humphrey; station in Pitkin County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 10,203 feet.

Hunchback; mountain in San Juan County: altitude, 13,133 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Hungerfoot; lake in Pueblo County. (Nepesta)

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

Hunter; canyon in Pas Animas County, tributary to Apishapa River. (Spanish Peaks)

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

Hunter; hill in Gunnison County. (Crested Butte)

Hunts; peak in Sangre de Cristo Mountains on boundary between Saguache and Fremont counties; altitude, 12,446 feet.

Huntsmans; hills lying west of Elk Mountains, and extending northward to Grand River.

Hurricane; peak in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,565 feet. (Silverton)

Hurricane Basin; hanging valley in Hinsdale County. (Silverton)

Husted; post village in El Paso County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 6,647 feet.

Hyatt; lake in Jefferson County. (Denver)

Hyde; station in Washington County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,232 feet.

Hydraulic; village in Montrose County.

Hygiene; post village in Boulder County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 5,086 feet. (Niwot)

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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