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Colorado Gazetteer Vacas River ~ Vulcan Crest

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.

Vacas; river, a right-hand branch of Uncompahgre River.

Vachita; canyon in Las Animas County, tributary to Purgatory River. (Mesa de Maya)

Vadner; village in Conejos County.

Valdai; village in Larimer County.

Vallecito Basin; valley in La Plata County. (Needle Mountains)

Vallecito; creek in La Plata County, a left-hand branch of Rio de los Piños. (Needle Mountains)

Vallecito; post village in La Plata County.

Vallejo; station in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,210 feet.

Vallery; station in Morgan County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,449 feet.

Valley; village in Kit Carson Comity.

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

Vallie; station in Fremont County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,322 feet.

Valmont; butte in Boulder County; altitude, 5,394 feet. (Niwot)

Valmont; station in Boulder County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5,175 feet. (Niwot)

Valverde; post town in Denver County on Colorado and Southern Railway; population in 1900, 665; altitude, 5,221 feet. (Denver)

Van Bibber; creek in Jefferson County, a left-hand branch of South Platte River. (Denver)

Van Bremer; arroyo in Las Animas Comity. (Elmoro)

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

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

Vance Junction; station in San Miguel County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,104 feet. Post-office, Vance (Telluride)

Vanderbilt; town in Ouray County.

Varros, town in Las Animas County.

Vasquez; creek in Grand County, left-hand branch of Frazer River, tributary to Grand River.

Vasquez; peak in Grand County; altitude, 12,658 feet.

Vega; post village in Mesa County.

Vegas; station in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,760 feet.

Velie; peak in Front Range; altitude, 13,456 feet.

Venice; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,211 feet.

Verde; post village in Pueblo County; altitude, 5,090 feet.

Verdemont; station in Custer County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,897 feet.

Vermilion; bluffs in Routt County.

Vermilion; creek in Routt County, a left-hand branch of Green River.

Vermilion; peak in San Juan Mountains, San Miguel County; altitude, 13,870 feet. (Telluride)

Vernal; mesa in Montrose County, forming a part of the south wall of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison; altitude, 9,000 feet.

Vernal; station in Montrose County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Vernon; post village in Yuma County.

Vesta; station in Fremont County on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad.

Vestal; peak in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,846 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Veta; creek in Huerfano County, left-hand branch of Cuchara River, tributary to Huerfano River.

Veta Pass; station in Costilla and Huerfano counties on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,378 feet. (Huerfano Park)

Veteran; village in Saguache County.

Viceto; village in La Plata County.

Vicksburg; village in Chaffee County.

Victor; pass in Teller County. (Pikes Peak)

Victor; post town in Teller County, on the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District, the Florence and Cripple Creek, and the Midland Terminal railways; population in 1900, 4,986; altitude, 9,728 feet. (Pikes Peak)

Victor (Hastings P. O.); city in Las Animas County; population in 1900, 1,174.

Victor Junction; station in Teller County, on the Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District and the Midland Terminal railways.

Vigil; post village in Las Animas County. (Spanish Peaks)

Vilas; post village in Baca County; altitude, 4,155 feet. (Vilas)

Villa Grove; post town in Saguache County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; population in 1900, 103; altitude, 7,962 feet.

Villa Park; town in Denver County.

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

Vindicator Junction; station in Teller County on Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway; altitude, 10,220 feet.

Vineland; village in Pueblo County. (Nepesta)

Violeta; creek in Archuleta County, right-hand branch of Rio Navajo.

Virginia; butte in Gilpin County; altitude, 8,414 feet. (Idaho Springs Special)

Virginia; canyon in Clear Creek County, tributary to Clear Creek. (Idaho Springs Special)

Virginia; gulch in La Plata County, tributary to Florida River. (Needle Mountains)

Virginia; peak in Front Range, Jefferson County; altitude, 10,600 feet.

Virginia Basin; valley in Gunnison County. (Crested Butte)

Virginia Dale; post village in Larimer County.

Vista Grande; station in Teller County on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad; altitude, 10,506 feet.

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

Vona; station in Kit Carson County on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway; altitude, 4,498 feet.

Vulcan; post village in Gunnison County; altitude, 8,190 feet.

Vulcan Crest; in La Garita Hills; altitude, 13,971 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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