South Platte

AddressOn Cty. Rd. 96, located at the junction of the N. Fork of the South Platte River and the S. Platte River
QuadPlatte Canyon, 1965 (1985)
SectionS25, T7S, R70W
SourceShaffer, "A Guide to Places in Colorado," p. 27.
OtherSouth Platte Post Office, South Platte Open Shelter Railroad Station Platform
Initialdate1992-01-27 00:00:00-07
Latestdate2012-12-10 00:00:00-07
HistoryThis was once a small settlement including a post office, hotel, telegraph office and a stop on the narrow gauge Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad. One building stands today, the South Platte Hotel built in 1912 after the original was destroyed. Named for the river which runs in the area.