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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Chaffee County, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Chaffee County, Colorado.

Area Features of Chaffee County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Central Colorado Regional Airport   (2) Cmrs Airdrome Airport Historical   (3) Dodsworth Airport   (4) Harriet Alexander Field Airport   (5) Mount Princeton Heliport   (6) Salida Airport Historical   (7) Salida Hospital Heliport  

Arch


(1) Aspen Arch  

Basin


(1) Horn Fork Basin   (2) Mineral Basin  

Building


(1) Buena Vista Correctional Complex   (2) Buena Vista Fire Department   (3) Buena Vista Police Department   (4) Chaffee County Emergency Medical Service   (5) Chaffee County Emergency Medical Services Station 1   (6) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 1   (7) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 15   (8) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 2   (9) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 3   (10) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 4   (11) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 5   (12) Chaffee County Jail   (13) Chaffee County Sheriff S Office   (14) Chaffee County Sheriff S Office Buena Vista   (15) Colorado Division Of Wildlife Salida Service Center   (16) Colorado Fire Camp   (17) Colorado State Parks Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area   (18) Colorado State Patrol   (19) Colorado State Patrol Buena Vista Post   (20) Salida Fire Department   (21) Salida Police Department   (22) Us Forest Service Salida Ranger District  

Canal


(1) Arkansas Valley Canal   (2) Bowen Ditch   (3) Bray Ditch   (4) Cameron Ditch   (5) Cottonwood Maxwell Ditch   (6) Harrington Ditch   (7) Helena Ditch   (8) Johnson Ditch   (9) Kraft Ditch   (10) Mary Bray Ditch   (11) Mckenna Ditch   (12) Michigan Ditch   (13) Missouri Park Ditch   (14) North Fork Ditch   (15) Riverside Ditch   (16) Salida Ditch   (17) Silver Creek Ditch   (18) Sunnyside Park Ditch   (19) Trout Creek Ditch   (20) Williams-hamm Ditch   (21) Wolf And Neerland Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Centerville Cemetery   (2) Cleora Cemetery   (3) Fairview Cemetery   (4) Mount Olivet Cemetery   (5) Woodlawn Cemetery  

Census


(1) Garfield Census Designated Place   (2) Johnson Village Census Designated Place   (3) Maysville Census Designated Place   (4) Smeltertown Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Cross Roads Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Buena Vista Division   (2) Chaffee County   (3) City Of Salida   (4) Salida Division   (5) Town Of Buena Vista   (6) Town Of Poncha Springs  

Cliff


(1) Chalk Cliffs  

Dam


(1) 3 Elk Dam   (2) Clear Creek Dam   (3) Fooses Dam   (4) Franz Number 1 Dam   (5) North Fork Dam   (6) O Haver Lake Dam  

Falls


(1) Agnes Vaille Falls   (2) Bedrock Falls   (3) The Falls  

Flat


(1) Adobe Park   (2) Berrian Park   (3) Big Grassy   (4) Brush Park   (5) Buffalo Meadows   (6) Coons Park   (7) Davis Meadow   (8) Herring Park   (9) Hoffman Park   (10) Missouri Park   (11) Piles Pasture   (12) Sand Park  

Forest


(1) San Isabel National Forest  

Gap


(1) Browns Pass   (2) Chalk Creek Pass   (3) Elkhead Pass   (4) Tincup Pass  

Hospital


(1) Heart Of The Rockies Regional Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Anglemeyer Lake   (2) Baldwin Lake   (3) Bear Lake   (4) Billings Lake   (5) Chalk Lake   (6) Dry Lake   (7) Fooses Lake   (8) Grizzly Lake   (9) Hancock Lake   (10) Hartenstein Lake   (11) Harvard Lakes   (12) Hunkydory Lake   (13) Island Lake   (14) Lake Rebecca   (15) Mirror Lake   (16) Pear Lake   (17) Pomeroy Lake   (18) Ptarmigan Lake   (19) Rainbow Lake   (20) Shavano Lake   (21) Silver King Lake   (22) Spout Lake   (23) Twin Lakes   (24) Upper Hancock Lake   (25) Upper Pomeroy Lake  

Locale


(1) Angel Of Shavano Campground   (2) Bassam Guard Station   (3) Berrian School   (4) Blanchard Ranch   (5) Blank Cabin   (6) Browns Cabin   (7) Buena Vista Square Shopping Center   (8) Cascade Campground   (9) Chalk Cliff Fish Hatchery   (10) Chalk Lake Campground   (11) Collegiate Peaks Campground   (12) Colt Spring Campground   (13) Cottonwood Campground   (14) Cottonwood Lake Campground   (15) Cottonwood Lake Picnic Ground   (16) Goddard Ranch   (17) Gold Bug Mine   (18) Halfway Station   (19) Hangmans Cabin   (20) Hecla Junction   (21) Hughes Meadow Campground   (22) Indian Flats   (23) Little Johns Cabin   (24) Maxwell School   (25) Mears Junction   (26) Minnman Ranch   (27) Mirror Lake Campground   (28) Mount Princeton Campground   (29) Mount Princeton Hot Springs Historical   (30) Mount Shavano Hatchery   (31) North Fork Campground   (32) O Haver Lake Campground   (33) Oklahoma State University Engineering Camp   (34) Pine Creek School   (35) Rancho Sawatch   (36) Riverside School   (37) T-cross Ranch  

Mine


(1) Aksarben Mine   (2) Alaska Mine   (3) Allard Beryllium Mine   (4) Alpha And Beta Mine   (5) Alpine Number One Quarry   (6) American Flag Mine   (7) American Fluorspar Mine Company Mine   (8) Anaconda Mine   (9) Anna Huffman Copper Mine   (10) Annie C Mine   (11) Bancroft Incline Mine   (12) Bancroft Mine   (13) Be True Mine   (14) Ben Hill Mine   (15) Big Chief Tunnel Mine   (16) Black Hawk Mine   (17) Black Tiger Mine   (18) Blakes Wonder Placer Mine   (19) Blue Stone Mine   (20) Bonnie Belle Mine   (21) Bonus Extension Mine   (22) Bowen Quarry   (23) Brighton Mine   (24) Browns Cabin Mine   (25) Buckley Hill Mine   (26) Calumet Iron Mine   (27) Chaffee County Fluorspar Mine   (28) Cinderella South Mine   (29) Clinton Mine   (30) Colorado Fluorspar Company Mine   (31) Colorado Granite Quarry   (32) Condor Mine   (33) Copper King Mine   (34) Crete Mine   (35) Curly Lee Shaft Mine   (36) Dangerfield Mine   (37) Darling Mine   (38) Delay Tunnel Mine   (39) Desdemona Mine   (40) Doris Ruby Group Mine   (41) Elmer Mcmurray Mine   (42) Eureka Mountain Mine   (43) Fairplay Mine   (44) Fairview Mine   (45) Federal Quarry   (46) Flora Belle Mine   (47) Forward Gold Mining Company Mine   (48) Fraction Mine   (49) Free Town Lode Mine   (50) Futurity Mine   (51) Garfield Mine   (52) Garfield Quarry   (53) Giant Eclipse Mine   (54) Gladstone Mine   (55) Golden Age Mine   (56) Golden Island Mine   (57) Golden Wonder Mine   (58) Gypsy Queen Mine   (59) Herksberger Tunnel Mine   (60) Hill Top Mine   (61) Holdredge Mine   (62) Holywater Mine   (63) Homestake Mine   (64) Independence Mine   (65) Indianapolis Mine   (66) Irishwood Esther Mine   (67) Iron Chest Mine   (68) Iron Duke Mine   (69) Jack Rabbit Group Mine   (70) Jewell Tunnel Mine   (71) Joe Robesnick Mine   (72) Josephine Quarry   (73) Kramer Mine   (74) Lachaw Mine   (75) Last Chance Mine   (76) Last Chance Prospect Mine   (77) Latchaw Mine   (78) Lehigh Mine   (79) Lienhart Mine   (80) Lilly Mine   (81) Lily Mine   (82) Lionelle Mine   (83) Little Annie Mine   (84) Little Charm Mine   (85) Longfellow Claim   (86) Lucky Mine   (87) M And W Mine   (88) Madeline Mine   (89) Magdalene Mine   (90) Major Mine   (91) Maple Leaf Mine   (92) Mary A Claims Mine   (93) Mary Murphy Mine   (94) Mascot Mine   (95) Matilda Mine   (96) Midwest Quarry   (97) Mill Tunnel Mine   (98) Missouri Boy Mine   (99) Mizpah Mine   (100) Morgan Ranch Mine   (101) Mound Mine   (102) Mount Cross Granite Quarry   (103) Mount Princeton Quarry   (104) Mountain Chief Mine   (105) Nellie Bly Mine   (106) New York Mine   (107) Nutmeg Mine   (108) Ole Bull Mine   (109) Page Mine   (110) Pilgrim Group Mine   (111) Pinyon Mine   (112) Polly Number Four Mine   (113) Pride Of The West Mine   (114) Quaker Mine   (115) Rainbow-eagle Bird Mine   (116) Rarus Warrior Mine   (117) Rock King Lode Mine   (118) Rolla Mine   (119) Rose Pink Quarry   (120) Savilla Queen Number Two Mine   (121) Sedalia Mine   (122) Shamrock Mine   (123) Shannon Last Chance Mine   (124) Silver King Mine   (125) Sitting Bull Mine   (126) Snowflake Lode Mine   (127) Snowflake Number Two Mine   (128) Song Bird Mine   (129) Spartan Mine   (130) Speedy Mine   (131) Springfield Mine   (132) Stewart Mine   (133) Stockton Mine   (134) Stonewall Shaft Mine   (135) Sunset Mine   (136) Sunset Shaft Mine   (137) Tamarack Mine   (138) Thirty-six-thirty Mine   (139) Tiger Lily Mine   (140) Tilden Mine   (141) Tom Collins Mine   (142) Trefone Tunnel Mine   (143) Triad Mine   (144) Turret Independence Mine   (145) Ulrich Pit   (146) Uncle Sam Mine   (147) Vivandiere Mine   (148) Warner Granite Quarry   (149) White King Group Mine   (150) Wonder Lode Mine   (151) Yellow Bird Mine  

Park


(1) Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area   (2) Frantz Lake State Wildlife Area   (3) Mount Shavano State Wildlife Area  

Pillar


(1) Elephant Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Alpine Historical   (2) Americus   (3) Belleview   (4) Browns Canon   (5) Buena Vista   (6) Centerville   (7) Cleora   (8) Futurity   (9) Garfield   (10) Hancock Historical   (11) Iron City Historical   (12) Johnson Village   (13) Maysville   (14) Nathrop Historical   (15) Poncha Springs   (16) Princeton   (17) Riverside   (18) Romley Historical   (19) Saint Elmo Historical   (20) Salida   (21) Shavano Historical   (22) Smeltertown   (23) Stonewall Historical   (24) Swan Historical   (25) Turret  

Post Office


(1) Buena Vista Post Office   (2) Nathrop Post Office   (3) Poncha Springs Post Office   (4) Salida Post Office  

Range


(1) Collegiate Peaks   (2) Sawatch Range  

Reserve


(1) Buffalo Peaks Wilderness   (2) Collegiate Peaks Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) 3 Elk Reservoir   (2) Alpine Lake   (3) Clear Creek Reservoir   (4) Cottonwood Lake   (5) Fox Lake   (6) Frantz Lake   (7) Holywater Beaver Ponds   (8) Ice Pond   (9) Kroenke Lake   (10) Lake Claire   (11) North Fork Reservoir   (12) Rainbow Lake  

Ridge


(1) Aspen Ridge   (2) Gladstone Ridge   (3) Graphite Ridge   (4) Mountain Morning Ridge   (5) Triad Ridge  

School


(1) Browns Canyon School   (2) Centerville School   (3) Gas Creek School   (4) Longfellow Elementary School   (5) Longfellow School   (6) Saint Joseph School  

Spring


(1) Black Diamond Spring   (2) Browns Canyon Warm Spring   (3) Browns Grotto Warm Spring   (4) Cable Spring   (5) Cottonwood Hot Springs   (6) Cutler Spring   (7) Hermit Springs   (8) Hollenbeck Spring   (9) Hortense Hot Spring   (10) Lost Spring   (11) Manoa Springs   (12) Midway Spring   (13) Mount Princeton Hot Springs   (14) Poncha Hot Springs   (15) Rock Spring   (16) Sawmill Spring   (17) School Section Spring   (18) Wicker Spring   (19) Willard Spring  

Stream


(1) Baldwin Creek   (2) Bassam Creek   (3) Bear Creek   (4) Browns Creek   (5) Buffalo Creek   (6) Chalk Creek   (7) Clear Creek   (8) Columbia Creek   (9) Como Creek   (10) Cottonwood Creek   (11) Cree Creek   (12) Cyclone Creek   (13) Deep Creek   (14) Del Monte Ditch   (15) Denny Creek   (16) Droz Creek   (17) Dry Creek   (18) Eddy Creek   (19) Ferris Creek   (20) Fooses Creek   (21) Four Elk Creek   (22) Fourmile Creek   (23) Frenchman Creek   (24) Gable Creek   (25) Gas Creek   (26) Green Creek   (27) Horn Fork Creek   (28) Hughes Creek   (29) Jennings Creek   (30) Little Browns Creek   (31) Little Cochetopa Creek   (32) Little Cottonwood Creek   (33) Little Fourmile Creek   (34) Lost Creek   (35) Maxwell Creek   (36) Mcclure Creek   (37) Mccoy Creek   (38) Mcfadden Creek   (39) Mercury Creek   (40) Merriam Creek   (41) Middle Cottonwood Creek   (42) Middle Fork Salt Creek   (43) Middle Fork South Arkansas River   (44) Mineral Creek   (45) Morris Creek   (46) Morrison Creek   (47) Murry Ditch   (48) North Cottonwood Creek   (49) North Fooses Creek   (50) North Fork Chalk Creek   (51) North Fork Denny Creek   (52) North Fork Middle Cottonwood Creek   (53) North Fork Sevenmile Creek   (54) North Fork South Arkansas River   (55) North Texas Creek   (56) Osbourne Creek   (57) Pass Creek   (58) Pine Creek   (59) Pioneer Ditch   (60) Placer Creek   (61) Poncha Creek   (62) Powell Creek   (63) Ptarmigan Creek   (64) Red Deer Creek   (65) Redman Creek   (66) Rock Creek   (67) Sand Creek   (68) Sevenmile Creek   (69) Silver Creek   (70) Silver Prince Creek   (71) South Arkansas River   (72) South Cottonwood Creek   (73) South Fooses Creek   (74) South Fork Salt Creek   (75) South Fork Sevenmile Creek   (76) South Pine Creek   (77) South Sand Creek   (78) South Texas Creek   (79) Spruce Creek   (80) Stumpy Creek   (81) Thompson Creek   (82) Three Elk Creek   (83) Threemile Creek   (84) Tiger Lily Creek   (85) Trout Creek   (86) Ute Creek   (87) Williams Hamm Ditch   (88) Willow Creek   (89) Woodchopper Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Birthday Peak   (3) Boulder Mountain   (4) Calico Mountain   (5) Calumet Mountain   (6) Cameron Mountain   (7) Carbonate Mountain   (8) Chrysolite Mountain   (9) Cleveland Mountain   (10) Creep Mountain   (11) Cronin Peak   (12) Cyclone Mountain   (13) East Buffalo Peak   (14) Emerald Peak   (15) Emma Burr Mountain   (16) Green Mountain   (17) Grizzly Mountain   (18) Iowa Peak   (19) Jones Mountain   (20) Jones Peak   (21) Lost Mountain   (22) Marmot Peak   (23) Methodist Mountain   (24) Midland Hill   (25) Missouri Hill   (26) Missouri Mountain   (27) Mount Aetna   (28) Mount Antero   (29) Mount Columbia   (30) Mount Harvard   (31) Mount Kreutzer   (32) Mount Mamma   (33) Mount Oxford   (34) Mount Princeton   (35) Mount Shavano   (36) Mount White   (37) Mount Yale   (38) Pomeroy Mountain   (39) Poncha Mountain   (40) Rick Mountain   (41) Ruby Mountain   (42) Sewanee Peak   (43) Sheep Mountain   (44) Sugarloaf Mountain   (45) Tabeguache Peak   (46) Taylor Mountain   (47) Tenderfoot Hill   (48) The Crater   (49) The Mascot   (50) The Reef   (51) Turner Peak   (52) Waverly Mountain   (53) West Buffalo Peak  

Tower


(1) Kdmn-am Buena Vista   (2) Kvrh-am Salida   (3) Kvrh-fm Salida   (4) Wvrh Radio Tower  

Trail


(1) Browns Creek Trail   (2) Fourmile Creek - Buffalo Meadows Trail   (3) Harvard Trail   (4) Horn Fork Trail   (5) Midland Bike Trail   (6) Pine Creek Trail   (7) Round Hill Trail   (8) South Pine Creek Trail   (9) Texas Creek Trail   (10) Wapaca Trail  

Valley


(1) Arnold Gulch   (2) Avalanche Gulch   (3) Bails Gulch   (4) Bald Mountain Gulch   (5) Baldwin Gulch   (6) Big Sandy Draw   (7) Blank Gulch   (8) Browns Canyon   (9) Cable Gulch   (10) Calf Gulch   (11) Cals Fork Gulch   (12) Camp Rock Gulch   (13) Cascade Canyon   (14) Cat Gulch   (15) Cedar Gulch   (16) Cemetery Gulch   (17) Charcoal Gulch   (18) Chinaman Gulch   (19) Coal Camp Canyon   (20) Coal Kiln Gulch   (21) Columbia Gulch   (22) Columbine Gulch   (23) Columbus Gulch   (24) Cottonwood Gulch   (25) Crater Gulch   (26) Cutler Gulch   (27) Dead Can Gulch   (28) Dead Goat Gulch   (29) Dead Horse Gulch   (30) Deadman Gulch   (31) Deer Canyon   (32) Delaney Gulch   (33) Denny Gulch   (34) Droney Gulch   (35) Dry Columbia Gulch   (36) Dry Lake Gulch   (37) Futurity Gulch   (38) Grassy Gulch   (39) Green Gulch   (40) Green Timber Gulch   (41) Grizzly Gulch   (42) Grouse Canyon   (43) Harrington Gulch   (44) Harris Gulch   (45) Hop Gulch   (46) Hope Gulch   (47) Hunkydory Gulch   (48) Hunter Gulch   (49) Jonesy Gulch   (50) Kangaroo Gulch   (51) Kellog Gulch   (52) King Gulch   (53) Lake Gulch   (54) Langhoff Gulch   (55) Little Bull Gulch   (56) Loggie Gulch   (57) Longfellow Gulch   (58) Longs Gulch   (59) Magdalene Gulch   (60) Marble Quarry Gulch   (61) Mill Gulch   (62) Morgans Gulch   (63) Pomeroy Gulch   (64) Poplar Gulch   (65) Porphyry Gulch   (66) Railroad Gulch   (67) Raspberry Gulch   (68) Robey Gulch   (69) Sand Gulch   (70) Sawmill Gulch   (71) Sheep Canyon   (72) Shields Gulch   (73) Short Gulch   (74) Silverheels Gulch   (75) Siverheel Gulch   (76) Spring Gulch   (77) Spruce Gulch   (78) Stafford Gulch   (79) Sweetwater Gulch   (80) Taylor Gulch   (81) Tie Gulch   (82) Tunnel Gulch   (83) Waterloo Gulch   (84) Weldon Gulch   (85) Wildcat Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Chaffee County, Colorado

81201 (pop. 8,710) 81211 (pop. 6,508) 81236 (pop. 1,046)


Counties Nearby Chaffee County, Colorado

Saguache County, CO  (pop. 6,929) 39.1 Miles
Lake County, CO  (pop. 8,025) 40.3 Miles
Park County, CO  (pop. 16,788) 40.7 Miles
Fremont County, CO  (pop. 46,835) 45.5 Miles
Gunnison County, CO  (pop. 14,924) 49.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Chaffee County, Colorado

719



Elevation in Chaffee County, Colorado is 7,782.0 ft. (2,372.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Chaffee County, Colorado

Lat: 38.657693 N        Long: -106.089152 W



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