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Colorado Gazetteer Squirrel Gulch ~ Symons Station

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.

Squirrel; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Soda Creek. (Georgetown)

Stag; mesa in La Plata County. (Needle Mountains)

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

Stamford; town in Las Animas County; altitude, 9,500 feet.

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

Stanley; village in Costilla County.

Stapleton; station in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,140 feet.

Star; peak in Sawtooth Range on boundary between Pitkin and Gunnison counties; altitude, 13,562 feet. (Crested Butte)

Starkville; post village in Las Animas County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 6,337 feet. (Spanish Peaks)

Starvation; creek in La Plata County, a left-hand branch of Cherry Creek, tributary to La Plata River. (La Plata)

State Reservoir; artificial lake in Las Animas County Spanish Peaks. Steamboat; mountain in Boulder County; altitude, 6,186 feet. (Boulder)

Steamboat; springs in Larimer County.

Steamboat Spring's; post village in Routt County; altitude, 6,781 feet,

Steele; hollow in Pueblo County, tributary to Fountain Creek. (Pueblo)

Steels Fork; in El Paso and Lincoln counties, a right-hand branch of Horse Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Big Springs, Sanborn)

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

Sterling; post town and county seat of Logan County, on the Union Pacific and the Burlington and the Missouri River railroads; population in 1900, 998; altitude, 3,932 feet.

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

Stewart; peak in Saguache County; altitude, 14,032 feet.

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

Stinking; arroyo in Pueblo County, a left-hand branch of St. Charles River. (Pueblo)

Stinking; spring in Pueblo County. (Pueblo)

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

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

Stoll; mountain in Park County; altitude, 10,915 feet. (Pikes Peak)

Stone; canyon in Boulder County, tributary to St. Vrain Creek. (Boulder)

Stoneham; station in Weld County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,583 feet.

Stone Prairie; creek in Larimer County, a left-hand branch of Buckhorn Creek, tributary through Thompson Creek to South Platte River.

Stoner; creek in Dolores County, a left-hand branch of West Dolores River, tributary to Dolores River. (Rico)

Stoner Creek; station in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,480 feet.

Stonewall; post village in Las Animas County.

Stonewall; valley between North and South forks of Purgatory River.

Stonington; post village in Baca County. (Vilas)

Stony; gulch in Rio Blanco County, tributary to Piceance Creek.

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

Stony; mountain in San Juan Mountains, San Miguel County; altitude, 12,677 feet. (Telluride)

Stony; pass in San Juan County; altitude, 12,592 feet. (Silverton)

Stony Creek; town in Montezuma County.

Stony Cut; in Hinsdale County, tributary to Lake Fork Gunnison River. (Lake City)

Storm; peak in Dolores County. (Rico)

Storm; peak in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Storm; ridge in Gunnison County; altitude, 11,859 feet. (Anthracite)

Storm King; peak in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,742 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Stormy; peak in Douglas County; altitude. 9,200 feet. (Platte Canyon)

Stormy; peak in Park County; altitude, LI, 748 feet. (Platte Canyon)

Stout; creek in Fremont County, a Left-hand branch of Big Cottonwood Creek, tributary to Arkansas River.

Stout; post village in Larimer County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 5,479 feet.

Strassburg; station in Arapahoe County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5,576 feet.

Stratter; station in Delta County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,870 feet.

Stratton; creek in Larimer County, a right-hand branch of South Fork Cache la Poudre River.

Stratton; station in Teller County on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad; altitude, 9,808 feet.

Stratton Junction; station in El Paso County, on the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District and the Florence and Cripple Creek railroads.

Straub; mountain in Fremont County. (Cripple Creek Special)

Straub; mountain in Teller County. (Pikes Peak)

Strawberry; creek in Rio Blanco County, a right-hand branch of White River.

Stray Horse; gulch in Lake County, tributary to Arkansas River. (Leadville)

Strong; post village in Huerfano County.

Stronita; spring in Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Struby; station in Douglas County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 5,485 feet.

Stuart; creek in Rio Blanco County, a left-hand branch of Piceance Creek.

Stuart; station in Kiowa County on Missouri Pacific Railway; altitude, 4,023 feet.

Sublette; station near south line of Conejos County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,276 feet.

Sublime; post village in El Paso County on Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway; altitude, 7,158 feet. Railroad name, Point Sublime.

Suffield; village in Las Animas County; altitude, 0,211 feet.

Suffolk; town in San Miguel County.

Sugar City; post town in Otero County on Missouri Pacific Railway; population in 1900, 689.

Sugarloaf; creek in Summit County, a left-hand branch of Tenmile Creek, tributary to Snake River. (Leadville)

Sugarloaf; gulch in Summit County, tributary to West Fork Tenmile Creek. (Tenmile District Special)

Sugarloaf; mountain in Boulder County; altitude, 8,920 feet. (Boulder)

Sugarloaf; peak in Front Range, Clear Creek County; altitude, 12,513 feet (Georgetown)

Sugarloaf; post village in Boulder County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 6,824 feet Boulder.

Sugarloaf; summit on boundary between Eagle and Summit counties; altitude, 12,556 feet. (Leadville)

Sugarloaf; summit in Park County.

Sugarloaf Rock; summit in Hinsdale County; altitude, 10,831 feet. (Lake City)

Sull; creek in Huerfano County, a left-hand branch of Cuchara River, tributary to Huerfano River,

Sullivan; station in Arapahoe County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 5,477 feet. Post-office, Oakes.

Sulphur; creek in Dolores County, a left-hand branch of West Dolores River, tributary to Dolores River. (Rico)

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

Sulphur; creek in Rio Blanco County, a right-hand branch of Fourmile Creek, tributary to White River.

Sulphur; gulch in Douglas County, tributary to Cherry Creek. Denver, Sulphur; post town in Rio Blanco County.

Sulphur; spring in Park County.

Sulphur; spring in Routt County.

Sulphur Springs; post village and county seat of Grand County; population in 1900, 106.

Sultan; creek in San Juan County, a right-hand branch of Animas River. (Silverton)

Sultan; mountain in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,336 feet. (Silverton)

Sultana; town in San Miguel County.

Summerville; village in Boulder County; altitude, 7,200 feet. (Boulder)

Summit County near the center of the State, bounded on the north by Grand County, on the east by Grand, Clear Creek, and Park counties, on the south by Park and Lake counties, and on the west by Eagle County; it includes the upper valley of Blue River, extending from Williams River Mountains on the east to Park Range on the west. Its area is 603 square miles, of which 1 per cent, or 4,031 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population in 1900 was 2,744; and of Breckenridge, the county seat, 970. In 1900 the average magnetic declination was 14° 00' east. The mean annual rainfall is about 27 inches, and the mean annual temperature 40° to 45°.

Summit; creek in San Miguel County, a right-hand branch of San Miguel River. (Telluride)

Summit; lake in Clear Creek County; altitude, 12,740 feet. (Georgetown)

Summit; peak in San Juan Mountains on boundary between Archuleta and Conejos counties; altitude, 13,323 feet.

Summit; peak in Park County; altitude, 10,120 feet.

Summit; station in El Paso County on Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway.

Summit; station in San .Juan County on Silverton Railroad. (Silverton)

Summit; station in Teller County on Colorado Midland Railway. (Pikes Peak)

Summitville; post village in Rio Grande County; altitude, 11,089 feet,

Sumner; village in Conejos County.

Sun; creek in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of North Beaver Creek, tributary to Gunnison River.

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

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

Sunlight; peak in San Juan Mountains, La Plata County; altitude, 14,053 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Sunlight; post village in Garfield County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 7,572 feet.

Sunny; peak in Routt County; altitude, 7,442 feet.

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

Sunnyside; village in Boulder County.

Sunset; post village in Boulder County on Colorado and Northwestern Railroad. (Boulder)

Sunshine; mountain in San Juan Mountains, San Miguel County; altitude, 12,945 feet. (Telluride)

Sunshine; peak in Hinsdale County; altitude, 14, (MS feet San Cristobal.

Sunshine; post village in Boulder County; altitude, 7,151 feet. Boulder.

Sunshine; station in Garfield County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 7,815 feet.

Sunshine; town in Huerfano County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Sunshine Spur; station on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 7,553 feet.

Superior; post village in Boulder County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Surber; post village; in El Paso County.

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

Suttle; village in Delta County.

Swallows; post village in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,875 feet.

Swan; village in Summit County.

Swan Basin; valley in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Swandyke; post village in Summit County.

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

Swansons; station in Summit County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Swamp; canyon in San Miguel County, tributary to Lake Fork San Miguel River. (Telluride)

Swampy; pass in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Swede; lakes in Boulder County. (Niwot)

Sweetwater; creek in Garfield and Eagle counties, a right-hand branch of Grand River.

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

Swink; station in Otero County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 4,116 feet. Post-office, Fairmount.

Swissvale; station in Fremont County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,856 feet.

Sylvanite; station in Teller County on Midland Terminal Railway.

Symons; station in Otero County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 4,684 feet.

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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