A massively in-depth description and history of Jefferson County, 650 pages illustrated with nearly 2,000 wonderful photos.
NOTE: Because of file size constraints, Chapters 1-12 are in Volume 1. This is Volume 2 of 2.
Jefferson County is one of Colorado's "Crown Jewels." More than one-third of JeffCo's 775 square miles of mountains and plains have been preserved by federal, state, county, and city governments. All 540,000 residents live within a ten-minutes drive of a Colorado Getaway to nature trails and historic Wild West sites. Excellent public and private schools and colleges serve diverse neighborhoods from urban condos to horse ranches in the rural foothills.
A brief video that shows some of the imagery included in this full color, 650 page book.
This first comprehensive history of Jefferson County celebrates 150 years since Colorado's initial "Provisional Territory Government" began at Mount Vernon and Golden in 1859. Once an agricultural and mining area, JeffCo residents developed a thriving economy where the great plains meet the Rocky Mountains with some of the most magnificent scenery in the world. CNN/Money rated it one of the best places to live.
Filled with information and photos of Jeffco's extraordinary natural splendors, historic treasures, recreation pleasures and 15 unique communities. An extensive glossary lists parks and recreation, cemeteries, unique places & museums, schools and people who created JeffCo since 1859.
Read about the rich history and what makes Jefferson County so unique a must read for everyone living in the Denver area or interested in the history of Colorado and the West!
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