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.

Coal Creek


AddressFrom Boulder Co. and back into Boulder Co. in the very NW corner of Jefferson Co.
QuadRalston Buttes, 1965; Golden, 1965
SectionS5, T2S, R71W; S5, T2S, R70W
Elevationc. 8000-6000
SourceUSGS Topographic, Jefferson County Sheet #1, 1976; "More Than Gold," 1976, p. 9, Arvada Historical Society.
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Initialdate1996-08-15 00:00:00-06
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HistoryThe name probably was adopted in the mid 1800s because there were coal mines producing there for a time.
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