Carbonate County, Colorado

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Carbonate County
Former county
Colorado's location in the U.S.
Colorado's location in the U.S.
Country United States
State Colorado
Founded February 8, 1879
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)

Carbonate County was a county of the state of Colorado that existed for only two days in 1879. Carbonate County was created by renaming Lake County, Colorado.

History[edit]

On 8 February 1879, the Colorado General Assembly renamed Lake County as Carbonate County.[1] Two days later on 10 February 1879, the Colorado General Assembly split Carbonate County into the new Chaffee County and the renamed Lake County.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colorado County History". COGenWeb Project. 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Colorado County Evolution". Don Stanwyck. 2003. Archived from the original on 2007-02-05. Retrieved 2007-01-30.