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Colorado Gazetteer Schurman Creek ~ Slide Rock

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.

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

Schuylkill; mountain in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 12,188 feet. (Anthracite)

Schwanders; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,824 feet.

Scofield; village in Gunnison County.

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

Scraggy; butte in Park County; altitude, 8,600 feet.

Scranton; station in Adams County on Colorado Eastern Railroad. (Denver)

Scrub Oak; summit in La Plata County, (La Plata)

Searight; mountain in Grand County; altitude, 11,333 feet.

Searl; gulch in Summit County, tributary to Tenmile Creek. (Leadville)

Seaton; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Clear C reek.

Second; creek in Adams County, a right-hand branch of South Platte River. (Denver)

Second; creek in Routt County, a left-hand branch of Williams River.

Sedalia; post village in Douglas County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 5,823 feet Castle Rock.

Sedam; station in Jefferson County on Denver, Lakewood and Golden Railroad.

Sedgwick County in the extreme northeastern part of the State; bounded on the north and east by Nebraska, on the south by Phillips County, and on the west by Logan County. The northwestern part is traversed by South Platte River and by the Union Pacific Railroad. Except for the wide valley through which the South Platte flows, the surface is a rolling plain. The area is 535 square miles, of which nearly 3 per rent, or 9,209 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 971; and of Julesburg, the county seat, 371. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 13° 10' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 13 inches, and the mean annual temperature 50° to 55°.

Sedgwick; post village in Sedgwick County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 3,583 feet.

Seebarsee; station in Yuma County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad.

Seeley; lake in Weld County. (Greeley)

Segundo; post village in Las Animas County on Colorado and Wyoming Railway; altitude 6,597 feet.

Seguro; town in Huerfano County.

Seibert; post village in Kit Carson County on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway; altitude, 4,705 feet.

Selak; village in Grand County; altitude, 8,650 feet.

Selkirk; station in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 11,023 feet.

Sellar; post village in Pitkin County on Colorado .Midland Railway; altitude, 9,602 feet.

Semper; station in Jefferson County, on the Colorado and Southern and the Burlington and Missouri River railroads; altitude, 5,444 feet. (Denver)

Sentinel; peak in Larimer County.

Sentinel Point; summit in Teller County. (Pikes Peak)

Serape; station in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Servietta; village in Conejos County.

Seven; lakes in El Paso County. (Pikes Peak)

Sevenmile; creek in Chaffee County, a left-hand branch of Arkansas River.

Severance; village in Weld County.

Sewell; station in Pitkin County on Crystal River Railroad; altitude, 6,348 feet.

Shale; station in Mesa County on Denver and Rio Grande Railway; altitude, 4,390 feet.

Sharkstooth; summit in Montezuma County. (La Plata)

Sharpsdale; post village in Huerfano County. Huerfano.

Shavano; peak in Sawatch Mountains, Chaffee County; altitude, 14,239 feet.

Shavano; village in Chaffee County; altitude, 10,072 feet.

Shaw; gulch in La Plata County, tributary to La Plata River. (La Plata)

Shawnee; post village in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

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

Shaws; park in Fremont County Pikes Peak.

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

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

Sheep; creek in Larimer County, a right-hand branch of Buckhorn Creek, tributary to Thompson Creek.

Sheep; creek in Park County, a right-hand branch of South Platte River. (Leadville)

Sheep; gulch in Eagle County, tributary to Eagle River. (Tenmile District Special)

Sheep; mountain in Chaffee County; altitude, 12,447 feet.

Sheep; mountain in Dolores County. (Telluride)

Sheep; mountain in Gilpin County. (Blackhawk)

Sheep; mountain in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 13,180 feet. (Lake City)

Sheep; mountain in Huerfano County; altitude, 10,600 feet. (Huerfano Park)

Sheep; mountain in Jefferson County; altitude, 8,675 feet. (Blackhawk)

Sheep; mountain in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Sheep; mountain on boundary between Summit and Eagle counties; altitude, 12,380 feet. (Leadville)

Sheep Draw; creek in Weld County, a small right-hand branch of Cache la Poudre River, tributary to South Platte River. (Greeley)

Sheep Park; valley in Park County. (Leadville)

Sheephorn; town in Eagle County.

Sheffield; station in Denver County on Union Pacific Railroad.

Shell; canyon in Las Animas County, tributary to Rule Creek. (Higbee)

Shenandoah; village in Montrose County.

Shepherd; creek in Montezuma County, a left-hand branch of San Juan River.

Sheridan; mountain in Park "Range, Park County; altitude, 14,038 feet. (Leadville)

Sheridan; mountain in San Juan Mountains, La Plata County; altitude, 12, 785 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Sheridan; town in Arapahoe County; population in 1900, 442.

Sheridan Junction; station in Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 5,297 feet. (Denver)

Sheridan Lake; county seat of Kiowa County on Missouri Pacific Railway; population in 1900, 100; altitude, 4,065 feet.

Sherman; village in Hinsdale County; altitude, 9,552 feet. (San Cristobal)

Sherman, Mount; in Park Range, Park County; altitude, 14,048 feet. (Leadville)

Sherrod; post village in Gunnison County.

Sherwood; station in Eagle County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,890 feet.

Shields; village in Arapahoe County.

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

Shingle; peak in Garfield County; altitude, 12,072 feet.

Shirley; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,059 feet.

Shirley; village in Saguache County.

Shistos; village in Saguache County.

Shoebeck; gulch in La Plata County, tributary to La Plata River. (La Plata)

Shoshone: station in Garfield County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,109 feet.

Shuck; creek in Larimer County, a left-hand branch of Big Laramie River.

Sidney; post village in Routt County.

Sidney; station in Elbert County on Colorado and Southern Railway: altitude, 7,032 feet.

Sierra Blanca; group of mountains in Sangre de Cristo Range, Costilla County.

Sierra el Late; isolated summit of volcanic rock rising from a plateau in the southern part of the State.

Signal; butte in Teller County; altitude. 9,300 feet Platte Canyon.

Signal; mountain in Larimer County.

Signal Shot; creek in Routt County, a left-hand branch of Yampa River.

Silex, Mount; summit in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,627 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Silla; station in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,672 feet.

Sillsville; village in Gunnison County.

Siloam; post town in Pueblo County.

Siloam Spring; station in Garfield County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,176 feet.

Silt; post village in Garfield County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 5,431 feet.

Silver; creek in Chaffee County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River.

Silver; creek in Clear Creek County, a left-hand branch of Clear Creek. (Georgetown)

Silver; creek in Clear Creek County, a right-hand branch of Clear Creek. (Georgetown, Central City)

Silver; creek in Clear Creek County, a left-hand branch of Fall River, tributary to Clear Creek. (Central City)

Silver; creek in Dolores County, a left-hand branch of Dolores River. (Engineer Mountain, Rico)

Silver; creek in Hinsdale County, a left-hand branch of Cottonwood Creek. (San Cristobal)

Silver; hill in Gilpin County; altitude, 8,750 feet. (Blackhawk, Central City Special)

Silver; hill in Park County; altitude, 13,880 feet.

Silver; lake in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Silver; mountain in La Plata County. (La Plata)

Silver; mountain in San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Silver; run in Fremont County, a left-hand branch of Oak Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Canyon City)

Silver Basin; valley in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Silver Basin; valley in Ouray County. (Silverton)

Silver Cliff; post town in Custer County; population in 1900, 576. (Canyon City.)

Silverheels, Mount; in Park Range, Park County; altitude, 13, 835 feet. (Leadville)

Silver Lake Basin; valley in La Plata County. (La Plata)

Silver Lake Basin; valley in San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Silver Ledge; post village in San Juan County.

Silver Plume; post town in Clear Creek County on Colorado and Southern Railway; population in 1900, 775; altitude, 9,189 feet.

Silverton County seat of San Juan County on the Denver and Rio Grande, the Silverton Northern, and the Silverton railroads; population in 1900, 1,360; altitude, 9,288 feet. (Silverton)

Silverton, Gladstone and Northerly Railroad; line extending from Silverton to Gladstone, a distance of 7 miles.

Silverton Northern Railroad; line extending from Silverton to Eureka, a distance of 9 miles.

Silverton Railroad; a line running from Silverton to Red Mountain, a distance of 14 miles.

Silvia; station in Las Animas County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,042 feet.

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

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

Simpson; station in Las Animas County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 5,612 feet.

Sindbad; valley surrounded by cliffs, at the base of Sierra la Sal.

Sixmile; canyon in Boulder County, tributary to Lefthand Creek. (Boulder)

Sixmile; creek in Fremont County, a left-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Canyon City)

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

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

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

Skinners; station in El Paso County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 5,772 feet.

Skull; creek in Routt County, a left-hand branch of Bear River.

Skull Creek; pass in Routt County; altitude, 7,797 feet.

Skunk; creek in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of Lake Fork Gunnison River. (Lake City)

Slaghts; station in Park County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 8,028 feet.

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

Slate; peak in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 12,989 feet. (Anthracite)

Slate; river in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of East River, tributary to Gunnison River. (Crested Butte, Anthracite)

Slater; post town in Routt County.

Slaters Fork; in Routt County, a left-hand branch of Little Snake River, tributary to Yampa River.

Slaughterhouse; gulch in Hinsdale County, tributary to Lake Fork Gunnison River. (Lake City)

Slide Rock; mountain in La Plata County. (Durango)

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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