Place:Archuleta, Colorado, United States

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NameArchuleta
Alt namesArchuletasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.183°N 107.033°W
Located inColorado, United States     (1885 - )
See alsoConejos, Colorado, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Archuleta County is one of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado of the United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the county population was 12,013 in 2011, a 0.6% decrease since U.S. Census 2010. The county seat and the only municipality in the county is the town of Pagosa Springs.

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History

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Archuleta County was created by the Colorado legislature on April 14, 1885, out of western Conejos County. It was named for J. M. Archuleta, "head of one of the old Spanish families of New Mexico", and in honor of Antonio D. Archuleta, who was the Senator from Conejos County at the time.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1885 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1892 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1890 826
1900 2,117
1910 3,302
1920 3,590
1930 3,204
1940 3,806
1950 3,030
1960 2,629
1970 2,733
1980 3,664
1990 5,345

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