Place:Ward, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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NameWard
TypeTown
Coordinates40.072°N 105.51°W
Located inBoulder, Colorado, United States
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Ward (elevation ) is a Home Rule Municipality in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. The population was 150 at the 2010 census. The town is a former mining settlement founded in 1860 in the wake of the discovery of gold at nearby Gold Hill. Once one of the richest towns in the state during the Colorado Gold Rush, it is located on a mountainside at the top of Left Hand Canyon, near the Peak-to-Peak Highway (State Highway 72) northwest of Boulder.

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