Guadaloupe County, Colorado Territory

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Guadalupe County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Territory of Colorado in 1861. Guadalupe County existed for only six days before being renamed Conejos County.

History[edit]

On 1861-11-01, the Colorado General Assembly created Guadalupe County and 16 other counties as the first counties of the Territory of Colorado.[1] Six days later on 1861-11-07, the Colorado General Assembly decided to change the name of Guadalupe County to Conejos 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.