Carbonate County, Colorado

Carbonate County was a county of the state of Colorado that existed for only two days in 1879. Carbonate County was created by renaming Lake County, Colorado.

Carbonate County
Former county
Colorado's location in the U.S.
Colorado's location in the U.S.
CountryUnited States
StateColorado
FoundedFebruary 8, 1879
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)

HistoryEdit

On 8 February 1879, the Colorado General Assembly renamed Lake County as Carbonate County.[1] Two days later on 10 February 1879, the Colorado General Assembly split Carbonate County into the new Chaffee County and the renamed Lake County.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colorado County History". COGenWeb Project. 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-30.
  2. ^ "Colorado County Evolution". Don Stanwyck. 2003. Archived from the original on 2007-02-05. Retrieved 2007-01-30.

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Coordinates: 39°12′N 106°20′W / 39.20°N 106.34°W / 39.20; -106.34 (Carbonate County, Colorado (historical))