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 Jefferson ~ Logan County Colorado Newspapers, 1894

Jefferson County

Population 8,450. Location, north-central. Gold and silver mining and the manufacture of fire and potters' clay are extensively carried on. Chief products: wheat, oats, barley, corn, potatoes, butter, cheese, hay and live-stock. There are in the county flour and saw mills, paper-mill, smelting works, brewery, railroad, machine and car shops, and earthen and stoneware manufactories. Area, about 860 square miles.

Golden, Population 2,383

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Globe   Sat Rep 1873
Scientific Quarterly School of Mines Quar.   1892
Transcript George West Wed Dem 1866

Morrison, Population 450

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
The Bud A. W. Armstrong Sat Rep 1888

Kiowa County

Population 1,243.

Chivington, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Chief Chief Pub. Co Friday Rep  

Kit Carson County

Population 2,472. Location, east, bordering on Kansas. Cattle raising is the chief occupation.

Burlington, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Kit Carson Co. Banner H. L. Barter Friday Ind 1892

Flagler, Population 540

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advance W. Smith Friday Rep 1891

Lake County

Population 14,663. Location, west-central. Natural features: surface mountainous. Mining: silver, gold and lead.

Leadville, Population 10,384

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Cloud City News John G. Higgins Sat Populist 1893
Evening Chronicle C. C. Davis Daily Rep 1879
Evening Chronicle Weekly Edition Sat Rep 1870
Herald-Democra C. C. Davis Daily Dem 1880

La Plata County

Population 5,509. Location, southwest, bordering on New Mexico and Utah. Much gold and silver in the north: coal in the south. Soil in valleys rich and productive. Chief products: wheat, oats, barley, alfalfa, hay, live-stock, and lumber.

Durango, Population 2,726

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democrat Day & Hughes  Friday Dem 1893
Great Southwest La Plata Pub. Co. Daily Rep 1892
Great Southwest Weekly Edition Thur Rep 1892
Herald Durango Printing Co Daily Ind 1879
Solid Muldoon Weekly Edition  Friday Ind 1879

Larimer County

Population 9,712. Location, north, bordering on Wyoming. Chief products : oats, wheat, corn, potatoes, butter, hay and livestock. Area, about 2,500 square miles.

Berthoud, Population 603

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Blade V. T. Michel Friday Rep 1891
Bulletin G. E. Halderman Friday Ind. Rep. 1891

Fort Collins, Population 2,011

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Courier Courier Print, and Pub. Co. Thur.. Ind. Dem. l878
Express Express Pub. Co. Sat  Rep. 1870

Loveland, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Reporter W. L. Thorndyke Thur. Ind.Rep. 1880

 Las Animas County

Population 17,208. Location, southeast, bordering on New Mexico. Chief products: wheat, corn and wool. Coal is extensively mined, and a great quantity of coke made for smelting purposes. Area, 7,000 square miles.

Trinidad, Population 5,523

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advertiser M. Beshoar Daily Dem 1881
Advertiser Weekly Edition Thur Dem 1881
Chronicle Stone & Goodale Daily Rep 1890
Chronicle Weekly Edition  Sun. Rep 1890
El Progreso C. Barelo  Sun Ind. 1891
News Erwin O. Blair Daily Rep 1877
News Weekly Edition Thur Rep 1877

Lincoln County

Population 689.

Hugo, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Ledger Morton Jones Sat. Ind. 1889

Logan County

Population 3,070

Sterling, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advocate J. W. Wilson Sat Rep 1885
Populist T. W. VanDeventer Friday Populist 1892

Colorado Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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