This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.

Cloudcrest Post Office


AddressOn Cty. Rd. 96, 2 mi. downstream from the Buffalo Creek community
QuadPlatte Canyon, 1965 (1985)
SectionS21, T7S, R70W
Elevation6480
SourceRecord of Appointments of Postmasters, Colorado., National Archives.
OtherCloudcrest Vacation Homes
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Initialdate1992-03-04 00:00:00-07
PersonDWL
Latestdate1996-02-01 00:00:00-07
Person2DWL
HistoryIt was established Apr. 15,1916, with Lewis O. Watson as postmaster and discontinued Oct.15,1918, with mail sent to Buffalo Creek Post Office.
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