Place:Parachute, Garfield, Colorado, United States

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NameParachute
Alt namesGrand Valleysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS8005406
TypeTown
Coordinates39.452°N 108.052°W
Located inGarfield, Colorado, United States
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The Town of Parachute is a Statutory Town in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. The population was 1,006 at the 2000 census.

The town is the birthplace of Willard Libby, recipient of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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