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.

Elk Creek Settlement


AddressBetween Beaver Brook (station) and Big Hills station on Clear Creek.
QuadEvergreen, 1965 (1970)
SectionSr, T3S, R71W
Elevation7200
SourceColorado Relief Map, 1894; James Grafton Rodgers, Place Names of Colorado, 1955.
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SeealsoElk Creek Railroad Station
Initialdate1995-11-12 00:00:00-07
PersonDAE
Latestdate1996-09-10 00:00:00-06
Person2DAE
HistoryA settlement between Beaver Brook (station) and Big Hills station on Clear Creek, from the Colorado Relief Map, Caxton, Colorado, 1894.
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