Place:San Juan, Colorado, United States

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NameSan Juan
Alt namesSan Juansource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.75°N 107.667°W
Located inColorado, United States     (1876 - )
See alsoConejos, Colorado, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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San Juan County is the least populous of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado in the United States. The county name is the Spanish language name for “Saint John”, the name Spanish explorers gave to a river and the mountain range in the area. The county population was 699 at 2010 census. The county seat and the only municipality in the county is Silverton. With a mean elevation of 11,240 feet (3426 meters), San Juan County is the highest county in the United States.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1871 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1876 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1901 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
1880 1,087
1890 1,572
1900 2,342
1910 3,063
1920 1,700
1930 1,935
1940 1,439
1950 1,471
1960 849
1970 831
1980 833
1990 745

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