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City/Town/Place Name Dates/County/Remarks
later Gibson
1911 PO, Saguache Co.
Wachtel PO 1913-1916, Weld Co.
Wadleigh 1895 PO, Park Co.
(Never operated?)
Wages PO 1917-1950, Yuma Co.
(PO moved from Ford)
Wagner On 1942 map, Washington Co.
Wagon Wheel Gap
aka Thornton
Est ~1872, Mineral Co.
Wah Keeney Park Jefferson Co.
Wahatoya, Wahatoya Camp On 1887-1922 map, Huerfano Co.
later Sugar City
1900 PO, Crowley Co.
Waitley PO 1915-1936, Washington Co.
Wakeman PO 1887-1897, Logan Co.
Still on 1920s map in Phillips Co.
Walden Est 1881, Inc 1890, Larimer Co.
Now in Jackson Co.
Waldheim (two different sites) San Juan Co.
1st - Early Mining Camp
2nd - RR Stop on 1923 Map
Waldorf Est 1868
PO 1906-1912, Clear Creek Co.
Wales PO 1887-1888, Arapahoe Co.
(PO moved to Condon)
Site now in Yuma Co.
Walker On 1909-1968 map, Weld Co.
Wallace Village Jefferson Co.
Wallet PO 1890-1907, Kit Carson Co.
Wallrock PO 1902-1903, Routt Co.
(PO moved from Sweetwater Co, Wyoming)
Walls 1896 PO, La Plata Co.
(Never operated?)
prev Delphi
PO 1895-1921, Boulder Co.
(Renamed 1898)
Walsen RR Stop 1895 map
PO 1902-1932, Huerfano Co.
Walsenburg, Walsenburgh
briefly Tourist
Est ~1870, Inc 1873, Huerfano Co.
Walsenburg Fort 1860s Settlers Fort, Huerfano Co.
Walsenburg Junction RR Stop 1923 map, Huerfano Co.
Walsh Est 1914, PO Est 1926,
Inc 1928, Baca Co.
Walton On 1887 map, Larimer Co.
Site now in Jackson Co.
Walton Creek
prev Watson Creek
Ext 1880s, Routt Co.
Waltonia Larimer Co.
Walts Corner Las Animas Co.
Wanamaker RR Stop 1899 map, Jefferson Co.
Wandcrest Park Jefferson Co.
Wapiti Mining Camp, Summit Co.
PO 1894-1903
prev Ward District
Est 1863, Boulder Co.
Renamed Ward 1894, Inc 1896
Ward RR Stop 1892 map, Boulder Co.
Waremont, Waremart PO 1916-1922, Pueblo Co.
Wareville 1877 PO, Ouray Co.
Warrantsville PO 1876-1877, Huerfano Co.
Warren RR Stop 1909-1923 map, Weld Co.
(Near Athol and Summit)
Warren's Station Stage Stop, 1880-1883, Summit Co.
Warsaw On 1964 map, Rio Blanco Co.
Warwick RR Stop on 1916-1924 map, Prowers Co.
Washburn Stage Station, Larimer Co.
briefly Derblay
later Hazeltine
Est 1889, Arapahoe Co.
1892 PO Briefly named Derblay
Hazeltine PO 1893-1907
PO closed 1907, Adams Co.
Washington Mining Camp, Summit Co.
Washington Ranch
later Fort Moore
Stage Station Est 1862, Weld Co.
Site now in Logan Co.
Washington Spur RR Stop 1895 map, Summit Co.
Washington Spring On 1885 map, Costilla Co.
Site now in Alamosa Co.
aka Wasson
PO Est 1891, Rio Grande Co.
Inc 1892, Rio Grande Co.
PO Closed 1904, Mineral Co.
Water Valley PO 1887-1894, Bent Co.
Later Kiowa Co.
Waterman 1888 PO, Garfield Co.
Waters RR Stop 1924 map, Teller Co.
Waterton, Watertown
see Platte Canon
Jefferson Co.
Watervale PO 1888-1921, Las Animas Co.
Watkins Est 1872, Arapahoe Co.
Now in Adams Co.
Watonga PO 1910-1911, Saguache Co.
Watson PO 1889-1918, Pitkin Co.
Watson Creek
later Walton Creek
Ext 1880s, Routt Co.
Wattenberg Est 1909, Weld Co.
Watts On 1923 map, Eagle Co.
Wauneta Yuma Co.
Waunita Hot Springs
prev Elgin, Waunita
Est 1882 (Elgin), Gunnison Co.
Waunita 1889-1908
Waunita Hot Springs 1910-1942
Waveland RR Stop, 1909-1927 map, Bent Co.
Waverly Alamosa Co.
Waverly 1897 PO, El Paso Co.
(Never Operated?)
Waverly PO 1906-1912, Larimer Co.
Waverly Yuma Co.
prev Lowland
PO 1908-1912, El Paso Co.
(Renamed 1909)
Wayside PO 1875-1878, Costilla Co.
Still on 1899 map
Site now in Alamosa Co.
Weaver Est 1891, Mineral Co.
Weaver Ranch Wagon Stop 1885 map, Bent Co.
Webb PO 1910-1919, Prowers Co.
Weber Montezuma Co.
Webster PO 1877-1909, Park Co.
Weir PO 1889-1890, Sedgwick Co.
RR Siding on the UP Est ~1870
(3rd Julesburg site)
Weissport PO 1875-1887, El Paso Co.
(PO moved to Palmer Lake)
later Vroman
PO 1908-1954, Oretro Co.
(Renamed 1918)
Welbers On 1922 map, Elbert Co.
Welby PO 1910-1911, Adams Co.
Welcome PO 1910-1912, Delta Co.
prev Fort Lupton
now Fort Lupton
PO 1869-1870, Weld Co.
Weld 1900 PO, Weld Co.
(Never operated?)
Weld City Est ~1885, Weld Co.
Site now in Yuma Co.
Weldon Valley 1880 PO, Weld Co.
Site near Orchard in Morgan Co.
prev Weldon
Est 1866, Weld Co.
(Renamed Weldona 1907)
Now in Morgan Co.
Well No. 1 1887 map, Bent Co.
Wellington Est 1903, Inc 1905, Larimer Co.
PO was Chase
Park Co.
Weller Stage Stop, Pitkin Co.
Wellons PO 1908-1916, Lincoln Co.
Well's Ranch Stage Stop, Elbert Co.
Wellsville PO 1880-1896, Fremont Co.
Still on 1964 map
Welty On 1909-1964 map, Weld Co.
later Menger
PO 1891-1901, Las Animas Co.
(Renamed in 1891)
Wentworth PO 1911-1921, Baca Co.
Wentz PO 1891-1903, Weld Co.
West, Wests RR Stop 1890s map, Las Animas Co.
West Aspen Pitkin Co.
West Cliffe, Westcliffe
aka Clifton
Est 1881, Inc 1887, Custer Co.
West Creek Inc 1896, El Paso Co.
(Town was in Douglas Co.)
West Creek, Westcreek
PO orig Pemberton
Inc 1896, Douglas Co.
Renamed 1902
West Cripple Creek Inc 1896, El Paso Co.
West Del Norte Inc 1885, Rio Grande Co.
West Glenwood On 1895-1923 map, Garfield Co.
West Gunnison Gunnison Co.
West Las Animas
now Las Animas
PO 1873-1886
Inc 1882, Bent Co.
West Portal
now Winter Park
PO 1923-1939, Grand Co.
(At west end of Moffat RR Tunnel)
West Pueblo Pueblo Co.
West Vail Eagle Co.
West Village
see Snowmass Village
Pitkin Co.
see West Cliffe
Custer Co.
see West Creek
Douglas Co.
Western Hills Adams Co.
Westfork PO 1903-1905, Montezuma Co.
Westlake PO 1895-1898, Larimer Co.
prev Harris
Est 1890 Arapahoe Co.
Inc 1911, Adams Co.
(Name changed in 1908)
Westola PO 1914-1918, Baca Co.
(Moved from Morton Co, KS)
Weston PO 1879-1880, Park Co.
prev Los Sisneros, La Junta
Est ~1860, Las Animas Co.
PO Est 1889
Westons 1881 Mining Camp, Ouray Co.
Westplains PO 1910-1949, Logan Co.
Wests, West RR Stop 1890s map, Las Animas Co.
Westwood Inc 1945, Arapahoe Co.
Wetmore Est 1881, Custer Co.
Wezel PO 1911-1919, Lincoln Co.
aka Wheatfield
PO 1869-1873, El Paso Co.
Still on 1895 map
Wheatland PO 1875-1878, Weld Co.
Oct 1878-1881, Larimer Co.
Wheatland Est ~1922, Douglas / Jefferson Co.
(Most sources show Jefferson Co.)
Wheat Ridge, Wheatridge Est ~1862, Jefferson Co.
PO Est 1913, Inc 1969
Wheeler, Wheeler Junction PO 1880-1894, Summit Co.
PO was at the Wheeler homestead
Later was name of a town and RR stop.
Wheeler RR Stop/Town 1895-1923 map, Garfield Co.
Wheeler RR Stop 1895 map, Pitkin Co.
Wheeler Nat'l Monument Mineral Co.
Wheeler Ranch Est 1884, Larimer Co.
Site in Jackson Co.
(Absorbed by Pearl)
Wheelers Waystop 1880s, San Miguel Co.
Wheelman PO 1900-1902, Boulder Co.
Whiskey Park Ext 1897, Routt Co.
Whiskey Springs Stage Stop, Eagle Co.
White 1901 PO, Lincoln Co.
White RR Stop 1970 map, Morgan Co.
White Cloud Mining Camp, Gunnison Co.
White Cross PO 1882-1912, Hinsdale Co.
(PO moved from Burrows Park)
White Earth
later Powderhorn
Est 1876, Gunnison Co.
(Renamed 1880)
White Earth Creek On 1885 map, Gunnison Co.
White Pine 1860s Mining Camp, Lake Co.
Very near White Pine, Gunnison Co.
White Pine, Whitepine Est 1880, Inc 1882, Gunnison Co.
White River,
White River Agency
PO 1871-1880, Summit Co.
Site now in Rio Blanco Co.
White River,
White River City
PO 1888-1908, Rio Blanco Co.
White River Camp Military Camp 1879-1883, Summit Co.
Same site as later Meeker
White Rock PO 1909-1927, Pueblo Co.
prev Argentum
Est ~1882, Ouray Co.
Whitehorn Est 1897, Fremont Co.
PO 1897-1916
Whiterock RR Stop 1892-1916 map, Boulder Co.
Whitewater Est ~1884, Mesa Co.
Whitford On 1895 map, Las Animas Co.
Whitman 1882 PO, Weld Co.
Whitney PO 1868-1871, Boulder Co.
Wickfields RR Stop 1899 map, Dolores Co.
Wideawake Gilpin Co.
see Security-Widefield
1873-1920, El Paso Co.
orig Corona
Est 1874, Weld Co.
Renamed 1896
Inc 1974, Morgan Co.
Wightman Creek Early Mining Camp, Rio Grande Co.
Wigwam PO 1882-1922, El Paso Co.
Wilbur PO 1894-1913, Fremont Co.
Wilcox Mining Camp late 1890s, Saguache Co.
Wild Horse Est ~1860, Huerfano Co.
PO Est 1877, Bent Co.
Now in Cheyenne Co.
Wild Horse RR Stop 1895-1923 map, Chaffee Co.
Wild Horse Pueblo Co.
Wild Irishman, The Mining Camp, Summit Co.
At the Wild Irishman Mine
Wildcat On 1916-1968 map, Weld Co.
Wilde PO 1887-1893, Bent Co.
Later Prowers Co.
Wilderness Lake La Plata Co.
Wilders Spur On 1895 map, Summit Co.
Wildes On 1923 map, Larimer Co.
Wildes Spur RR Stop on 1899 map, Larimer Co.
Wilds, Wildes PO 1926-1934, Larimer Co.
Wiley Est 1899, PO Est 1907
Inc 1909, Prowers Co.
Wileys Resort On 1964 map, Moffat Co.
aka Kinsey City
now Kremmling
Kinsey City est 1888, Grand County
1891 Kremmling PO moved to Kinsey City and named Kinsey,
Abt 1894 town renamed Wilford, PO still Kinsey,
1895 PO renamed Kremmling,
1896-1900 town again named Kinsey City,
1900 town renamed Kremmling.
Will O' Wisp Park Co.
briefly Arnold
Est 1888, Logan Co.
Willard On 1899 map, Gunnison Co.
Williams RR Station 1916-1923 map, Pueblo Co.
prev Switchville
Est 187~, Boulder Co.
Est 1880, PO 1882-1916
Inc 1888, Fremont Co.
Willow Mining Camp, 1891 PO, Saguache Co.
Site now in Mineral Co.
(PO moved to Creede)
Willow Creek PO 1923-1943, Routt Co.
Willow Gulch PO 1921-1927, Dolores Co.
Willow Springs
now Hugo
~1860s Stage Stop, Douglas, Elbert,
Now Lincoln Co.
Willowville 1879 PO, Jefferson Co.
aka Allenton
RR Stop, Eagle Co.
On maps through 1923
Wilson PO 1895-1901, San Miguel Co.
Wilson PO 1911-1913, Pueblo Co.
Wilson Junction RR Stop, Prowers Co.
Wilson's Basin RR Stop 1885-1922 map, La Plata Co.
Wilsons House Trading Post Est 1843
Site in Bent (Prowers?) Co.
Wilson's Spur RR Stop 1895 map, Clear Creek Co.
Winchell RR Stop 1902-1923 map, Huerfano Co.
Wind Point RR Stop 1899 map, El Paso Co.
Windham PO 1878-1881, Ouray Co.
Windsor PO 1877-1880, Routt Co.
Site in Moffat Co.
Same site as later Yampa/Craig
prev New Windsor
Est 1882, Inc 1890, Weld Co.
(Name changed 1911)
Windy Gulch
see Zephyr Glen
Mineral Co.
Winfield PO 1881-1912, Chaffee Co.
aka Stratton, Summit
Teller Co.
Wingo Pitkin Co.
Winnview PO 1933-1942, Arapahoe Co.
Winona PO 1889-1893, Larimer Co.
Winston PO 1902-1918, Logan Co.
Winter Park
prev West Portal
Est 1923
Inc 1979, Grand Co.
Wisconsin Ranch Stage Station 1860s, Weld Co.
Site now in Logan Co.
Witherbee PO 1912-1918, Yuma Co.
prev Bussells
Est 1889, Eagle Co.
Wolf Den 1840s Trading Post
Site now in Pueblo Co.
Wolfcreek PO 1910-1919, Elbert Co.
Wolhurst RR Stop 1895-1927, Arapahoe Co.
Wolverine Mining Camp, Grand Co.
Wondervu Boulder Co.
Wood Valley PO 1862-1869, Pueblo Co.
Woodland Park
prev Manitou Park
Est 1888, Inc 1891, El Paso Co.
Renamed 1890, Now in Teller Co.
Woodmen PO 1912-1949, El Paso Co.
RR Stop 1916-1964
(At Sanatorium operated by the
Modern Woodmen of the World)
Woodrow Est 1913, Washington Co.
Woodruff RR Stop 1895-1923 map, Fremont Co.
Woods RR Stop 1916 map, Larimer Co.
see Hideaway Park
Grand Co.
Woodstock PO 1881-1884, Gunnison Co.
RR stop on 1880s-1899 map
Woody Creek Est 1890, Pitkin Co.
PO Est 1920
Wooton, Wootton Est 1865, Las Animas Co.
PO 1908-1922
RR Stop named Simpson
PO 1919-1934, Las Animas Co.
Wortman PO 1900-1919, Lake Co.
Wray RR Stop & PO Est 1882, Weld Co.
Town platted 1886
Inc 1889, Washington Co.
Inc 1906, Yuma Co.
Wright's Spring On 1885 map, San Miguel Co.
(Same site as today's Norwood)
Wulstenville 1871 PO, Fremont Co.
Wyman RR Stop, Jefferson Co.
Wynetka, Wynetha Inc 1889, Arapahoe Co.
Places that start with X
City/Town/Place Name Dates/County/Remarks
Xenia, Xenia Station Est ~1882, Weld Co.
Now in Washington Co.
Places that start with Y
Jump to: Ya.., Ye.., Yo.., Yu..
City/Town/Place Name Dates/County/Remarks
Yachita PO 1916-1918, Las Animas Co.
Yale Est 1889, Kit Carson Co.
PO 1891-1905
Yale On 1923 map, Chaffee Co.
now Craig
Est 1883, Routt Co.
1899 Renamed Craig
Inc 1908, Moffat Co.
Yampa Est 1894, Routt Co.
Inc 1907
aka Yankee Hill
PO 1893-1910,
Spans Clear Creek-Gilpin Co. Border
Yankee Bar Mining Camp, Gilpin Conty
Yankee Girl On 1895 map, Ouray Co.
Yarmony 1908 PO, Eagle Co.
Still on 1923-1960 Map
Yates PO 1882-1883, Clear Creek Co.
Yauger Ranch Larimer Co.
Yeiser PO 1904-1929, Las Animas Co.
Yellow Dog
see Carbondale
Garfield Co.
Yellow Jacket Est 1914, Montezuma Co.
Yellowstone Creek PO 1915-1916, Huerfano Co.
now Tyrone
Est 1916, Las Animas Co.
(Name changed 1929)
Yoder Est 1904, El Paso Co.
Yoman 1904 PO, Elbert Co.
Yorkville PO 1875-188~, Fremont Co.
Youghal PO 1919-1934, Moffat Co.
Youman On 1895-1964 map, Hinsdale Co.
(Very near Gunnison Co. Border)
Young PO 1882-1883, La Plata Co.
On 1885-1887 map
Younghall On 1920s map, Moffat Co.
Youngstown Est 1859, Weld Co.
Yoxall RR Stop 1909-1920 map, Weld Co.
Yule Creek
see Marble
Gunnison Co.
Yuma Est 1885, Weld Co.
Inc 1887, Washington Co.
Now in Yuma Co.
Places that start with Z
City/Town/Place Name Dates/County/Remarks
Zamora Las Animas Co.
Zang's Spur
now Broomfield
Adams Co.
Zapato PO 1879-1900, Costilla Co.
Later Alamosa Co.
Zephyr Glen
aka Windy Gulch
Mineral Co.
Zilar PO 1892-1894, Weld Co.
Zinc Junction RR Stop 1916-1923 map, Pueblo Co.
aka Zinker
Est ~1890, Rio Grande Co.
Zirkel PO 1899-1911, Larimer Co.
Later Jackson Co.
now Galeton
Est 1910, Weld Co.
later Barton
Est 1891, Prowers Co.
(Name changed 1895)

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