Uncompaghre County, Colorado

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Uncompaghre County was a county of the State of Colorado that existed for only four days. Uncompaghre County was created by a temporary renaming of Ouray County in 1883.

History[edit]

On February 27, 1883, the Colorado General Assembly renamed Ouray County as Uncompaghre County.[1] Four days later on March 2, 1883, the General Assembly changed its mind and changed the name of Uncompaghre County back to Ouray County.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colorado County History". COGenWeb Project. 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Colorado County Evolution". Don Stanwyck. 2003. Retrieved 2007-01-30. 

Coordinates: 38°10′N 107°46′W / 38.16°N 107.77°W / 38.16; -107.77