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Colorado

Major Rivers - Colorado River, Rio Grande, Arkansas River, South Platte River
Major Lakes - Grand Lake, Blue Mesa Reservoir, John Martin Reservoir
Highest Point - Mt. Elbert; 14,433 feet (4,399 m) above sea level
Bordering States - Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming
Capital of Colorado: Denver - The Mile High City

Denver Founded
November 17, 1858
Denver really is a mile high. There's a spot on the west steps of the State Capitol building that is exactly 5,280 feet above sea level.
FIRST LICENSE PLATE - in the US, Denver, 1908

LONGEST CONTINUOUS STREET - in the US, Colfax Avenue, Denver

ICE CREAM SODA - invented by O. P. Batter in 1871, Denver

CRIPPLE CREEK - Groucho Marx was stranded with a theatrical company and worked delivering groceries here. Jack Dempsey fought his first fight in the Gold Coin Club in nearby Victor, Colorado

Golda Meir House - The tiny duplex at 1606-1608 Julian Street was first identified as the Denver home of Golda Meir.

Wyatt Earp and Josie Earp were married in Denver shortly after she joined up with him. The Earps are buried in a Jewish Cemetery in California.

"Doc" Holiday [John Henry] Tumultuous existence led him to Glenwood Springs, Colorado where he succumbed to tuberculosis and died at the Hotel Glenwood on Nov 8, 1887

Denver brews more beer than any other American city.

Denver has the nation's largest city park system, with more than 200 parks within city limits and 20,000 acres of parks in the nearby mountains

Colorado's sunny, temperate climate makes year-round outdoor recreation possible. With 40 state parks and three national parks in Metro Denver's back yard, prime recreation opportunities abound for biking, hiking, camping, fishing, or skiing.

Over 75 public and private golf courses are located in Metro Denver. In addition, 25 world-class ski resorts are within 100 miles of the Metro Denver area.

The City and County of Denver has the largest city park system in the nation with 205 parks within the Denver city limits. Over 20,000 acres of parks are located in the nearby mountains -- an area larger than all of Manhattan Island. Counties throughout Metro Denver have preserved over 100,000 acres as open space for future generations to enjoy.

Denver has some of the best bicycling trails in the nation.

Denver is the nation's most highly educated city with the highest percentage of high school and college graduates.

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