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.
|Address||From Boulder Co. and back into Boulder Co. in the very NW corner of Jefferson Co.|
|Quad||Ralston Buttes, 1965; Golden, 1965|
|Section||S5, T2S, R71W; S5, T2S, R70W|
|Source||USGS Topographic, Jefferson County Sheet #1, 1976; "More Than Gold," 1976, p. 9, Arvada Historical Society.|
|History||The name probably was adopted in the mid 1800s because there were coal mines producing there for a time.|