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Colorado Gazetteer Rio Navajo River ~ Ryman Creek

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.

Rio Navajo; river in Archuleta County, a left-hand branch of San Juan River.

Rio Nutria; river in Archuleta County, a left-hand branch of Rio Piedra.

Rio Piedra; river in Mineral, Hinsdale, and Archuleta counties, a right-hand branch of San Juan River.

Rio San Antonio: river in Conejos County, a right-hand branch of Rio Conejos, tributary to Rio Grande.

Rio Ventero; river in Costilla County, a left-hand branch of Rio Culebra, tributary to Rio Grande.

Ritchie; gulch in Fremont County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Pueblo)

Rito; station in Fremont County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,679 feet.

Rito Agua Dulce; creek in Las Animas County, aright-hand branch of Purgatory River. (Elmoro)

Rito Alto; peak in Sangre de Cristo Range, Custer County; altitude, 12,989 feet.

Rito Azul; creek in Las Animas County, a left-hand branch of Trinchera Creek, tributary to Purgatory River Elmoro.

Rito el Cato; creek in Archuleta County, a right-hand branch of San Juan River.

Rito Seco; creek in Las Animas County, a right-hand branch of Purgatory River. (Elmoro)

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

River Bend; post village in Elbert County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5,492 feet. (Limon)

Riverdale: station in Bent County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 3,936 feet.

Riverside; post village in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,364 feet.

Riverton; station in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad: altitude, 4,800 feet.

Road; canyon in Las Animas County, tributary to Purgatory River. (Spanish Peaks)

Road Cap; creek in Delta County, a right-hand branch of North Fork Gunnison River.

Roan; creek in Garfield and Mesa counties, a left-hand branch of Grand River.

Roan or Book; plateau in the western part of the State, sloping gently northward to the canyon of White River and breaking off precipitously to the south to the desert valley of the Grand. The average elevation of the crest is 8,000 feet.

Roaring Fork; creek in Garfield and Pitkin counties, a left-hand branch of Grand River. (Aspen)

Roaring Fork; creek in Larimer County, a left-hand branch of Raspberry Fork, tributary to North Platte River.

Roaring Forks; creek in Montezuma County, a left-hand branch of East Dolores River. (Rico)

Roaring Judy; creek in Gunnison County, a left-hand branch of East River. (Crested Butte)

Roax; canyon in Las Animas County, tributary to Purgatory River. (Timpas)

Robb; station in Yuma County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 3,749 feet.

Robin; station in San Juan County on Silverton Northern Railroad.

Robinson; gulch in Clear Creek and Jefferson counties, tributary to Clear Creek. (Blackhawk)

Robinson; station in Bent County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway: altitude, 3,986 feet.

Robinson; station in Otero County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 4,007 feet. (Las Animas)

Robinson; post village in Summit County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 10,857 feet. (Leadville)

Robinson Basin; valley in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Roc; creek in Montrose County, a left-hand branch of Dolores River.

Roche Moutonnee; creek in Eagle County, a left-hand branch of Eagle River. (Leadville)

Rock; creek in Boulder County, a right-hand branch of Coal Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Denver)

Rock; creek in Gunnison County, a left-hand branch of Roaring Creek, tributary to Grand River.

Rock; creek in Montrose County, a left-hand branch of Dolores River.

Rock; creek in Park County, a left-hand branch of Tarryall Creek, tributary to South Platte River.

Rock; creek in Pitkin County, a left-hand branch of Roaring Fork.

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

Rock; creek in Rio Grande County, a left-hand branch of Piedra Creek, tributary to Rio Grande.

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

Rock; lake in Boulder County. (Boulder)

Rock Cliff; village in Saguache County; altitude, 8,270 feet.

Rock Creek; station in Eagle County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,292 feet. Post-office, Gilman.

Rockland; village in Logan County.

Rockvale; post city in Fremont County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; population in 1900, 870; altitude, 5,440 feet Canyon City.

Rockwood; post village in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,355 feet. (Durango)

Rocky: canyon in Arapahoe County, tributary to Arikaree River.

Rocky; gulch in San Juan County, tributary to Cunningham Creek. (Silverton)

Rocky; village in Park County Pikes Peak.

Rocky Ford; post town in Otero County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway: population in 1900, 2,018; altitude, 1,176 feet. (Catlin)

Rocky Point: summit in Lincoln County. (Sanborn)

Roeder: creek in Clear Creek County, a right-hand branch of Bear Creek, tributary to Turkey Creek.

Roger: gulch in San Miguel County, tributary to San Miguel River. (Telluride)

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

Rogers Mesa; station in Delta County on Denver and Rid Grande Railroad; altitude, 5,433 feet.

Roggen; post village in Morgan County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 1,718 feet.

Rolling; mountain in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,694 feet. (Telluride)

Rollinsville; post village in Gilpin County, on Denver. Northwestern and Pacific Railway; altitude, 8,323 feet. (Blackhawk)

Romeo; post village in Conejos County.

Romley; station in Chaffee County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 10,532 feet.

Root; creek in La Plata County, a right-hand branch of La Plata River. (La Plata)

Rosa, Mount: in Front Range, El Paso County; altitude, 11,427 feet. (Colorado Spring

Rosalie, Mount; in Front Range, Park County; altitude, 13,575 feet. (Georgetown)

Roscoe; village in Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway. (Blackhawk)

Rose: creek in Clear Creek County, a left-hand branch of Vance Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Georgetown)

Rose; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Clear Creek. (Idaho Springs special)

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

Rosemont; post village in Teller County on Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway; altitude, 9,799 feet.

Rosita; creek in Custer County, a right-hand branch of Crape Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Canyon City)

Rosita; post town in Custer County; population in 1900, 110; altitude, 8,932 feet.

Ross; spring in Pueblo County. (Nepesta)

Ross Basin; valley in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Roswell; post village in El Paso County, on the Denver and Rio Grande, and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railways; altitude, 6,073 feet. Railroad name, Johnson. (Colorado Springs)

Roubideau; creek in Delta County, a right-hand branch of Gunnison River.

Roubideau; station in Delta County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,894 feet.

Rouge; canyon in Grand County, tributary to Grand River.

Rough and Tumbling; creek in Park County, a right-hand branch of South Fork South Platte River. (Leadville)

Round; butte in Larimer County.

Round; hill in Park County. (Leadville)

Round; mountain in Custer County; altitude, 8,722 feet. (Canyon City)

Round; mountain in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 10,881 feet. (Crested Butte)

Round; mountain in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,422 feet. (Silverton)

Round Hill; station in Saguache County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude. 8,677 feet. Post-office, Alder.

Rouse; post village in Huerfano County on Colorado and Southern Railway. (Walsenburg)

Rouse Junction; station in Huerfano County on a spur of Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6, 136 feet Walsenburg.

Routt County in the extreme northwestern part of the State; bounded on the north by Wyoming, on the east by Park Range, on the south by Eagle and Rio Blanco counties, and on the west by Utah. The surface consists of broad plateaus rising eastward to Park Range. The area is 6,980 square miles, of which 1 per cent, or 53,977 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 3,661; and of Hahns Peak, the county seat, 46. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 14° 40' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 12 inches, and the mean annual temperature 40° to 50°.

Routt; gulch in Boulder County, tributary to Fourmile Creek. (Boulder)

Routt; village in Routt County,

Rowe; village in Prowers County.

Rowena; post village in Boulder County; altitude, 7,177 feet. (Boulder)

Rowtner, Mount; in the Gunnison country; altitude, 13,750 feet.

Roy; station in Lake County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 10,838 feet,

Royal; gorge in Fremont County, in the Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. (Canyon City)

Royal; gulch in San Miguel County, tributary to San Miguel River. (Telluride)

Ruby; creek in Clear Creek County, a left-hand branch of Vance Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Georgetown)

Ruby; creek in San Juan and La Plata counties, a left-hand l branch of Animas River. (Needle Mountains)

Ruby; peak in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 12,749 feet. (Anthracite)

Ruby; range in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Ruby; station in Mesa County on Rio Grande Western Railway; altitude, 4,405 feet.

Ruby; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Post-office, Floresta. (Anthracite)

Ruedi; post village in Eagle County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 7,568 feet.

Ruffner; mountain in San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Rugby; post village in Las Animas County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Rugby; station in Huerfano County on Colorado and Southern Railway. Railroad name, Kepner.

Rule; creek in Bent County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Bigbee, Las Animas)

Running; creek in Elbert County, a left-hand branch of Boxelder Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Castle Rock, East Denver)

Rush; creek in Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Lincoln counties, a right-hand branch of Big Sandy Creek, tributary to Arkansas River.

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

Rush Basin; valley in Montezuma County. (La Plata)

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

Russell; post village in Costilla County.

Russell; spring in Saguache County.

Russell Gulch; post village in Gilpin County; altitude, 8,105 feet. (Central City Special)

Rust: station in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,012 feet.

Rustic; village in Larimer County.

Ruxton; creek in El Paso County, a small right-hand branch of Fountain Creek, tributary to Arkansas River, (Colorado Springs)

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

Rye; post village in Pueblo County. (Walsenburg)

Ryman; creek in Montezuma County, a left-hand branch of East Dolores River. (Rico)

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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