Have you been confused by early Yuma Street names? The following table shows the names on a Wm Orum Nov 14, 1887 map of Yuma, Colorado that is in the holdings of the Yuma Museum and other names used until the 1920s when the town council "normalized the street names."
The 1887 map shows only the Original Town of Yuma with the First Addition. Early 1900s listing from a list published in West Yuma County Colorado ©1985.
A 1922 map of the town of Yuma can be found in our scans of the Standard Atlas of Yuma County Colorado.
|Original Yuma Streets|
1887 Plat & Later
|East - West
From the north side
|1887 Name||Early 1900s|
|Benson Avenue||Frost Street|
|Hoag Avenue||Pearl Street|
|Foch Avenue||May Street|
|Pershing Avenue||Erie Street|
|N. Railroad||Pate Street|
|First Avenue||(Not named)||Railway Street|
|Second Avenue||Valley Street||Balley Street|
|Third Avenue||Virona Street||Vernon Street|
|Fourth Avenue||Vulcan Street||Vulcan Street|
|Fifth Avenue||Volga Street||Volga Street|
|Sixth Avenue||Vincent Street||Vincent Street|
|Seventh Avenue||Victor Street|
|Eighth Avenue||Golden Rod
North - South Streets
From west to east
|Elm Street||Elder Street|
|Date Street||First Avenue|
|Cedar Street||Warwick Street||Warwick Street|
|S. Birch Street||Wesley Street||Wesley Street|
|N. Birch Street||Yuma Avenue|
|Ash Street||Warren Street||Warren Street|
|Main Street||Weld Street||Weld Street|
|Albany Street||Woolworth Street||Wollworth Street|
|Buffalo Street||Weed Street||Weed Street|
|Columbus Street||Welton Street|
|Detroit Street||North Star
Donated by Arlene Glenn for the Yuma Museum.
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