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Mesa ~ Park County Colorado Newspapers, 1894

Mesa County

Population 4,266. Location, west, bordering on Utah. A large valley surrounded by extensive cattle ranges. Chief products: general agriculture and coal, coal-oil, silver and copper.

De Beque, Population 350

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Era James Lightfoot Sat. Ind. 1880

Fruita, Population 200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
The Western Slope J. H. Cheney Sat. Prohib 1894

Grand Junction, Population 2,030

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News Edwin Priee Sat. Rep. 1882
Star-Times Hynes & Lightfoot Daily Dem. 1890
Star-Times Weekly Edition Sat. Dem. 1890

Mineral County

Population 5,000.

Creede, Population 3,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Candle Candle Pub. Co. Friday Rep. 1892
Chronicle   Daily Ind. 1892
Miner CM. Morrison Sat. Rep. 1891
News Oren O. Mattox Sat. Ind. 1892
The Sentinel Chas. O. Sprenerer Mon. Rep. 1893

Montezuma County

Population 1,529

Cortez, Population 350

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal John R. Curry Sat. Ind. 1888

Mancos, Population 350

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times W. H. Kelley Friday Silver 1893

Montrose County

Population 3,980. Location on the Uncompahgre river. Soil, fertile when irrigated ; water abundant. Chief products: all grains and vegetables; coal, lumber, beef, hides, etc.; flour mills.

Montrose, Population 1,330

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Enterprise Matt L. Koppin Sat. Ind. 1889
Indust'l Union I. G. Kerry Friday Ind. 1881

Shenandoah, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Tribune J. H. Brandebury Thur. Populist 1891

Morgan County

Population 1,601

Fort Morgan, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Morgan Co. Herald F. B. Johnson Friday Populist 1888
News Geo. B. Pickett Wed. Rep. 1887
Times L.C. Baker Friday Rep. 1884

Otero County

Population 4,192

La Junta, Population 1,465

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Tribune English & Thompson Sat. Rep. 1880

Rocky Ford, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Enterprise A. B. Gray Thur. Ind. 1886

Ouray County

Population 6,510. Location, southwest, bordering on Utah. Natural features : surface mostly mountainous ; soil fertile in the valleys. Mining: gold, silver and copper.

Ouray, Population 2,534

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Siherite-Plaindealer Humphrey & Co Friday Populist 1885

Red Mountain, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal H. W. Seaman Friday Rep. 1889

Ridgeway, Population 100

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Herald Ernest Bacon Thur. Populist 1889

Park County

Population 3,518. Location, central. Includes the famous South Park. Mineral and salt springs. Chief products: hay, oats, butter, potatoes, live-stock. Mining: gold and silver.

Alma, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bulletin O. Fehringer Sat. Local 1881

Balfour, Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News Swan & Lightfoot Sat. Ind. 1894

Corao, Population 580

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Record Webster Ballinger Thur. Ind. 1889

Fairplay, Population 550

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Flume E. M. Hawkins Thur. Rep. 1872

Colorado Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

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

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