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Cities & Towns in Saguache County

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Bonanza - Inc. 13 January 1881
Bonanza Ghost Town Link
Pictures of Bonanza
Center - Est. 1898; Inc. 1906
Crestone - Est. 1879; Inc. 24 January 1901
Other links for Crestone
Crestone, Colorado
Crestone Ghost Town
Pictures of Crestone and Baca Grande
Crestone/Baca
La Garit - Est. 1874; Inc. 24 January 1901
Moffat - Est. 1890; Inc. 20 April 1911
Saguache - Est. 1867; Inc. 1878, county seat.
Sargent - Est. 1879
Villa Grove - Est. 1870; founded by Francis M. Hills on 10 June 1882; Another Villa Grove link

OTHER TOWNS AND POPULATED AREAS IN SAGUACHE COUNTY

Alder - aka Round Hill PO 1881-1927
Antelope Springs - Cow Camp
Amethyst - See Creede
Baca Grant - see Luis Maria Baca Grant 1821 Land Grant, Mexico - Now part of Saguache County
Barnum - PO 1876-1881; Later in Gunnison County
Bismark - PO 1872-1879
Bonanza/Bonanza City - Inc 1881 PO 1880-1938
Bonito/Bonita - PO 1881-1883
Burnt Rock Gulch - Mining Camp
Buxton - RR Station on 1895 map
Camp Hope - Est 1848 by John Fremont Site now in Saguache County
Carnero "1st" - PO 1870-1884 (PO moved to Green)
Carnero "2nd" - PO 1884-1911 (PO moved from Beidell)
Center/Centerview - Est 1898; Inc 1906 (Now spans Saguache County and Rio Grande County border)
Chester - RR Station on 1895 map
Claytonia - PO 1881-1892
Clearwater - See Gillette Station
Cochetopa - Inc 1881; PO 1877-1916
Cotton Creek - later Mirage PO 1875-1927 (Name changed 1895)
Cottonwood -
Creede - Est 1890; Inc 1892, Mineral County. (Absorbed Jimtown, Amethyst and Bachlor) History of Creede
Creedmore - See Creede
Crystal Hill - Mining Camp
Cuenin - aka Cuerin; PO 1884-1892; (PO moved to Cochetopa)
Davenport - RR Stop on 1895 map
Deadman Cow Camp - Mining Camp
Duncan - PO 1892-1900
Dune - PO 1891-1895
Elko - RR Stop on 1895 map
Embargo - PO 1903-1905
Exchequer - aka Exchequerville PO 1881-1883
Flying M Ranch - On 1964 map
Garibaldi - now Villa Grove Est. in 1870; Renamed in 1872
Garner's Creek - Mining Camp 1885 map,
Gibson - briefly Wabash PO 1911-1923
Gintown - See Creede
Gitrells Ranch - See Gillette
Gray Siding - RR Stop 1887 map
Gray's - On 1885 map
Great Sand Dunes - Spans Saguache County and Alamosa County borders
Green - PO 1884 (PO moved from Carneoro)
Halls - 1885 Waystop
Haumann/Hauman - PO 1882-1885
Herard - PO 1905-1912
Hillden - RR Station 1895 map
Hot Springs - RR Station 1895 map
Iris - PO 1894-1902
January Cow Camp
Jimtown - aka Amethyst, Creedmore, Gintown & New Town - Est 1890, Saguache County; later in Mineral County. (Absorbed by Creede)
Julia City - Mining Camp
Kerber City - 1865 Military Camp
1880s Mining Camp, (Absorbed by Bonanza)
Kimbrell - On 1880s map
La Garita - Est 1874
Lazy KB Estates
Liberty - PO 1900-1921
Lockett - PO 1889-1905
Loma - Est 1867 Saguache County; Inc 1885 in Rio Grande County
Los Mogotes - PO 1888-1890
Los Pinos - PO 1872-1877
Luis Maria Baca Grant - aka Baca Grant, Vegas Grant 1821 Land Grant, Mexico. Now part of Saguache County. (Disputed mining and cattle area. Original grant confirmed by US Supreme Court.)
Marshall Pass - RR Station 1895 map; PO 1919-1952
Marshalltown - now Sargents Est 1880 (Name changed 1882)
Mesa Park Signal Station - On 1923 map)
Mexican Town - Mining Camp
Middle Jim Creek - Mining Camp
Mill Settlement - On 1923 map
Mill Switch - On 1887 map
Milton - RR Stop 1885 map
Mineral Hot Springs - Est 1880; PO 1911-1947
Mirage - orig Cotton Creek; PO 1875-1927 (Name changed 1895)
Mirage Station - RR stop 1923 map. (3 miles west of Mirage)
Moffat - Est 1890; Inc 1911
Music City - aka Sand Creek, Short-Lived Mining Camp
New Town - See Creede
North Crestone - In 1900 directory
Old Ute Agency - On 1885 map
Orient - PO 1894-1905
Oriental - aka Oriental City; PO 1881-1884
Parkville - prev Sedgwick; PO 1880-1886
Perry - PO 1896-1898
Pocono - RR Station 1895-1920s
Pole Creek - Mining Camp
Poncha Pass - RR Station 1924 map; Maps show both Chaffee County & Saguache County, may be same site as 1885 Shirley Station
Pruden - PO 1895-1900
Pyke - PO 1900-1902
Rito Alto - PO 1872-1884
Rock Cliff - PO 1874-1880
Saguache - Est 1867; Inc 1878
San Isabel - aka San Isabella PO 1872-1912
Sand Creek - Short-lived Mining Camp aka Music City
Sangre De Christo - PO 1876-1884
Sargents - org Marshelltown est 1879, renamed Sargents 1882
School House - on 1885 map (between Mirage & Saguache)
Sedgwick - PO 1880-1886, later Parkville, absorbed by Bonanza
Shawano - RR Stop on 1923 map
Shirley - maps show both Chaffee County & Saguache County. May be same site as 1924 Poncho Pass Station
Short Cook - Mining Camp
Signal Station - aka Mesa Park Signal Station
Sky City - 1880's gold camp (Same site where Fremont's 1848 expedition was turned back by snow)
Spanish - mining camp
Spanish Creek - on 1885 map
Spook City - mining camp Est 1893, Short lived
Star Ranch - on 1885 map
Sweede Corners
Teton/Tetons - mining camp
Toll House - on 1880's map
Travis
Turtle Creek - mining camp
Valley View Hot Springs
Vegas Grant - 1821 Land Grant, Mexico, now part of Saguache County, see Luis Maria Baca Grant
Veteran - PO 1888-1894
Villa Grove - Est 1870 renamed 1872, prev. Garibaldi
Wabash - PO 1911, see Gibson
Wilcox - mining camp late 1890's
Willow - mining camp, PO 1891 Saguache County, Site now in Mineral County (July 1891 PO moved to Creede)
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