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Colorado Gazetteer White River ~ Wynetka 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.

White; river in Rio Blanco County, a left-hand branch of Green River, heading in White River Plateau, in North and South forks, and flowing in a generally western course into eastern Utah.

White; station in Summit County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

White; town in Lincoln County.

Whitecap; mountain in Dolores County. (Engineer Mountain)

Whitecross; mountain in Hinsdale County. (San Cristobal)

Whitecross; post village in Hinsdale County; altitude, 10,754 feet. (San Cristobal)

White Dome; summit in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,607 feet. (Needle Mountains)

White Earth; creek in Gunnison County, a left-hand branch of Gunnison River.

White Earth; village in Gunnison County; altitude, 8,163 feet.

Whiteface; butte in Rio Blanco County; altitude, 7,241 feet.

Whiteface; peak in Grand County; altitude, 11,494 feet.

White Fox; creek in Eagle County, a right-hand branch of Eagle River.

Whitehead; gulch in San Juan County, tributary to Animas River. (Needle Mountain. Silverton)

Whitehead; peak in San Juan County, (Silverton)

Whitehead; peak in Routt County; altitude, 10,817 feet.

Whitehorn; post village in Fremont County.

Whitehouse; mountain in San Juan Mountains, Ouray County; altitude, 13,496 feet. (Ouray)

Whiteley; mountain in Grand County; altitude, 9,848 feet.

White Park; town in Boulder County.

White Pillar; summit in Montezuma County.

White Pine; post village in Gunnison County; population in 1900, 69.

White River; plateau in the northwestern part of the State, containing the headwaters of White River; average altitude, 11,000 to 12,000 feet.

White River; post village in Rio Blanco County, on Colorado Midland Railway.

White River Forest Reserve; area, 1,517 square miles.

White Rock; mountain in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 13,532 feet. (Crested Butte)

White Rock; station in Boulder County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 5,083 feet. (Niwot)

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

Whitewater; post village in Mesa County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,655 feet.

White Woman; creek in Cheyenne County, a right-hand branch of Walnut Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Cheyenne Wells)

Whitney; peak in Eagle County. (Leadville)

Wicher; mountain in Park County. (Pikes Peak)

Widefield; station in El Paso County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 5, 704 feet. (Colorado Springs)

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

Wietzer; station in Otero County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

Wiggins; post village in Morgan County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Railroad name, Corona.

Wigwam; creek in Park and Jefferson counties, a left-hand branch of South Platte River. (Platte Canyon)

Wigwam; post village in El Paso County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 5,220 feet. Railroad name, Henkel. (Colorado Springs)

Wilbur; post village in Fremont County on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad; altitude, 8,633 feet. (Pikes Peak)

Wildcat; creek in Dolores and Montezuma counties, a right-hand branch of East Dolores River. (Rico)

Wildcat; creek in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of White Earth Creek, tributary to Gunnison River.

Wildcat; creek in Morgan County, a left-hand branch of South Platte River.

Wildcat; mound in Weld County. (Greeley)

Wild Cherry; creek in Saguache County, a left-hand branch of San Luis Creek.

Wilde; village in Baca County. (Two Butte)

Wild Horse; creek in Prowers County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Granada)

Wild Horse; creek in Cheyenne County, a left-hand branch of Big Sandy Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Kit Carson, Arroyo)

Wild Horse; creek in Pueblo County, a left-hand branch of Fountain Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Pueblo)

Wild Horse; peak in San Juan Mountains, Ouray County; altitude, 13,271 feet. (Ouray)

Wild Horse; post town in Cheyenne County; altitude, 4,453 feet. (Kit Carson)

Wild Horse; station in Chaffee County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 8,064 feet.

Wild Horse Park; valley in Pueblo County. (Pueblo)

Wild Horse Point; summit in Lincoln County. (Arroyo)

Wilkinson, Mount; in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 11,687 feet. (Crested Butte)

Willard; station in Logan County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,345 feet.

Williams; canyon in El Paso County, tributary to Fountain Creek. (Colorado Springs)

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

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

Williams; pass between Chaffee and Gunnison counties.

Williams; peak in Grand County; altitude, 11,413 feet.

Williams; river in Routt and Rio Blanco counties, a branch of Yampa River, heading in South Fork; discharge at Hamilton, May 1 to October 31, 1904, 126,000 acre-feet.

Williamsburg; post town in Fremont County; population in 1900, 337.

Williamsburg; village in Boulder County.

Williams River; mountains of the second order in Middle Park separating Blue River from Williams River.

Willis; gulch in Gilpin County, tributary to North Clear Creek. (Central City Special)

Willis; station in Conejos County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,574 feet.

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

Willow: creek in Arapahoe and Douglas counties, a left-hand branch of Little Dry Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Denver)

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

Willow; creek in Gunnison County, a left-hand branch of Gunnison River, (Lake City)

Willow; creek in Huerfano County, a left-hand branch of Huerfano River. (Huerfano Park)

Willow; creek in Jefferson County, a left-hand branch of South Platte River. (Platte Canyon)

Willow; creek in Larimer County, tributary to North Platte River.

Willow; creek in Mineral County, a left-hand branch of Rio Grande.

Willow; creek in Prowers County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Lamar)

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

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

Willow; spring in Garfield County.

Willow; spring in Las Animas County. (Mount Carrizo)

Willow Creek; pass between Larimer and Grand counties; altitude, 9,683 feet.

Willow Park; station in Pitkin County on Crystal River Railroad.

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

Wilson; creek in Teller and Fremont counties, a left-hand branch of Oil Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Pikes Peak)

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

Wilson; creek in San Miguel County, a left-hand branch of Lake Fork San Miguel River. (Telluride)

Wilson; station in San Miguel County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,711 feet. Post-office, Newmire.

Wilson; village in Las Animas County.

Wilson, Mount; in San Juan Mountains, San Miguel County; altitude, 14,250 feet. (Telluride)

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

Winchell; station in Huerfano County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 6,191 feet.

Wind; mountain in Rio Grande County.

Windom; mountain in San Juan Mountains, La Plata County; altitude, 14,084 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Windsor; town in Weld County on Colorado and Southern Railway; population in 1900, 305; altitude, 4,801 feet. Post-office, New Windsor.

Windy Point; station in Teller County on Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway.

Windy Point; town in El Paso County.

Winfield; post village in Chaffee County.

Win Held; village in Chaffee County.

Winkrields; station in Dolores County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,893 feet.

Winnebago; hill in Gilpin County. (Central City Special)

Winnger; gulch in Boulder County, tributary to Beaver Creek. (Blackhawk)

Winona; village in Larimer County.

Winston; station in Logan County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; altitude, 4,151 feet.

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

Wolcott; post village in Eagle County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,965 feet.

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

Wolf; creek in Arapahoe County, right-hand branch of Kiowa Creek, tributary to South Platte River.

Wolf; creek in Gunnison County, a right-hand branch of White Earth Creek.

Wolf; creek in Prowers County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. (Albany, Granada)

Wolhurst; station in Douglas County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 5,404 feet. (Denver)

Wolverine Basin; valley in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Wood; mountain in San Juan Mountains, on boundary between Hinsdale and San Juan counties; altitude, 13,640 feet. (Silverton)

Woodchuck; peak in Clear Creek County. (Georgetown)

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

Woodcroft; station in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Woodland; creek in Fremont County, a left-hand branch of Hardscrabble Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Canyon City)

Woodland Park; post town in Teller County on Colorado Midland Railway; population in 1900, 269; altitude, 8,479 feet. (Pikes Peak)

Woodruff; station in Fremont County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway: altitude, 4,952 feet.

Woodstock; station in Gunnison County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 11,028 feet.

Woody; creek in Pitkin County, a right-hand branch of Roaring Fork, tributary to Grand River. (Aspen)

Woody; village in Pitkin County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. (Aspen)

Woody Creek; station in Pitkin County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,260 feet.

Wootton; station in Las Animas County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 7,534 feet.

Work; station in Teller County on Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway.

Worm; spring in Fremont County.

Wortman; post village in Lake County.

Wray; county seat of Yuma County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad; population in 1900, 271; altitude, 3,531 feet.

Wrights; spring in San Miguel County.

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

Wynetka; station in Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 5,366 feet. (Denver)

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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