Churches Lake

Address66th Ave. & Yankee St., Golden
QuadGolden, 1939 (1965)
SectionSW4, S3, T3S, R70W
Elevationc. 5855
SourceRecords of Arapahoe County Court Division II, October 4, 1884; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," p. 24.
SeealsoChurches Stage Stop
Initialdate1995-01-11 00:00:00-07
Latestdate1996-08-10 00:00:00-06
HistoryClaimant for adjudication in 1884 was John Churches. Located in Water District #7, the lake is filled from Ralston Creek via Churches Ditch, which has a headgate on the south bank of Ralston Creek in SE1/4, S32, T2S, R70W. John Churches was an area farmer and built the system.