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Colorado Gazetteer Kahnah Creek ~ Kutch

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.

Kahnah; creek in Mesa County, a right-hand branch of Gunnison River.

Kahnah; station in Mesa County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,673 feet,

Kalbaugh; town in Fremont County,

Kanes; station in San Juan County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad,

Katchout; station in Gunnison County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Kearney; station in Denver County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Kebler Pass; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,946 feet.

Keeldar; station in Lake County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,959 feet.

Keene; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,291 feet.

Keene; station in Weld County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,970 feet. (Greeley)

Kelker; station in El Paso County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 5,835 feet. (Colorado Springs)

Kelloggs; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. (Lake City)

Kelly: lake in Jefferson County. (Denver)

Kelly; spring in Pueblo County, (Pueblo)

Kelso, Mount; in Summit County.

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

Kendall; peak in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,480 feet. (Silverton)

Kennedy; gulch in Costilla County, tributary to Placer Creek. (Huerfano Park)

Kenosha; mountains, a spur of Front Range, separating the branches of South Platte River.

Kenosha; station in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 9,983 fret.

Kenosha Twin Cones; in Kenosha Mountains, in the northern part of South Park. Altitudes west, 12,340 feet; east, 12,350 feet.

Kenwood; station in Arapahoe County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 5,534 feet. (Denver)

Keota: station in Weld County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,966 feet.

Kepner; station in Las Animas County on Colorado and Southern Railway. Post-office, Rugby.

Kerber; creek, a left-hand branch of San Luis Creek.

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

Kersey; post village in Weld County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 4,612 feet. (Greeley)

Kester; village in Park County.

Kettle: creek in El Paso County, a left-hand branch of Beaver Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Castle Rock)

Keyes, Mount; in Sawatch Range; altitude, 13,750 feet.

Keystone; station in San Miguel County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,646 feet. (Telluride)

Keystone; station in Summit County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,161 feet.

Kezar; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,414 feet.

Kilburn; station in Kiowa County on Missouri Pacific Railway; altitude, 4, 305 feet. (Las Animas)

Kilburn; village in Larimer County.

Kilpacker; creek in Dolores County, a right-hand branch of East Dolores River, tributary to Dolores River. (Telluride)

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

Kimball; creek in Mesa County, a right-hand branch of Plateau River,

Kimbrell; village in Saguache County,

Kimmerman; lake in Larimer County.

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

King; station in Douglas County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 5,995 feet,

King; village in Park County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,173 feet.

King Center; station in Otero County on Missouri Pacific Railway.

King Reservoir; artificial lake in Kiowa County; altitude, 3,860 feet. (Lamar)

Kings; station in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Kings Flat; valley in Gilpin County. (Central City Special)

King Solomon; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Chicago Creek. (Georgetown)

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

Kiowa County in the eastern part of the State; bounded on the north by Cheyenne County, on the east by Kansas, on the south by Bent and Prowers counties, and on the west by Otero and Lincoln counties. It consists of rolling plains and is traversed east and west by the Missouri Pacific Railway. The area is 1,780 square miles, of which less than one-half of 1 per cent, or 4,138 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 701, and of Sheridan Lake, the county seat, 100. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 12° 00' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 15 inches, and the mean annual temperature 50° to 55°.

Kiowa; creek in Elbert, Arapahoe, Morgan, and Weld counties, a right-hand branch of South Platte River. (Denver, Castle Rock)

Kiowa; post village and county seat of Elbert County.

Kiowa; springs in Kiowa County. (Lamar)

Kirk; post village in Yuma County.

Kit Carson County in the extreme eastern part of the State; bounded on the north by Washington and Yuma counties, on the east by Kansas, on the south by Cheyenne County, and on the west by Lincoln County. It consists of rolling plains and is traversed east and west by the Union Pacific Railroad. The area is 2,168 square miles, of which less than 2 per cent, or 19,581 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 1,580 and of Burlington, the county seat, 183. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 12° 35' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 15 inches, and the mean annual temperature 50° to 55°.

Kit Carson; peak in Sangre de Cristo Range on boundary between Custer and Saguache counties; altitude, 14,100 feet.

Kit Carson; post village in Cheyenne County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 4,284 feet. (Kit Carson)

Kline; post village in La Plata County.

Klink; station in Adams County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad.

Knob; mountain in Teller County; altitude, 10,235 feet. (Cripple Creek Special)

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

Kobe; station in Lake County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,147 feet.

Koen; station in Prowers County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 3,507 feet.

Koen; station in San Miguel County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,870 feet.

Kokomo; gulch in Summit County, tributary to Tenmile Creek. (Tenmile District Special)

Kokomo; post village in Summit County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 10,652 feet. (Leadville)

Konantz; post village in Baca County.

Kramer; crock in Pueblo County, a left-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Nepesta)

Kremmling; post village in Grand County.

Kuhns Crossing; post village in Elbert County.

Kutch; post village in Lincoln County.

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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