Uncompahgre County, Colorado

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[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Uncompahgre County, Colorado|Uncompahgre County]]
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
On [[1883-02-27]], the [[Colorado General Assembly]] renamed [[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray County]] as Uncompaghre County.<ref name="CountyHistoryCO">{{cite web | url = http://www.rootsweb.com/~coplaces/county-div.html | title = Colorado County History | format = [[HTML]] | publisher = COGenWeb Project | date = [[2007]] | accessdate = 2007-01-30}}</ref> Four days later on [[1883-03-02]], the General Assembly changed its mind and changed the name of Uncompaghre County back to [[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray County]].<ref name="CountyEvolutionCO">{{cite web | url = http://www.stanwyck.com/cogenweb/cocounties.html | title = Colorado County Evolution | format = [[HTML]] | publisher = Don Stanwyck | date = [[2003]] | accessdate = 2007-01-30}}</ref> {{Colorado|Colorado}}
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Uncompahgre County (extinct) was a short lived county of southwestern Colorado, it existed for only three days.
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*27 Feb 1883 - Uncompahgre County (extinct) was created from [[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison County]], [[Montrose County, Colorado|Montrose County]], and [[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray County]] Colorado. <ref>Colo. Laws 1883, 4th sess., pp. 139-142</ref> <ref name="CountyHistoryCO">{{cite web | url = http://www.rootsweb.com/~coplaces/county-div.html | title = Colorado County History | format = [[HTML]] | publisher = COGenWeb Project | date = [[2007]] | accessdate = 2007-01-30}}</ref>
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*2 Mar 1883 - Uncompahgre County (extinct) was renamed  [[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray County, Colorado]]. Ouray County in effect, regained the area (and more) that it lost to the creation of Uncompahgre three days earlier. <ref>Colo. Laws 1883, 4th sess., sec. 1/p. 123</ref> <ref name="CountyEvolutionCO">{{cite web | url = http://www.stanwyck.com/cogenweb/cocounties.html | title = Colorado County Evolution | format = [[HTML]] | publisher = Don Stanwyck | date = [[2003]] | accessdate = 2007-01-30}}</ref>
  
 
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History

Uncompahgre County (extinct) was a short lived county of southwestern Colorado, it existed for only three days.

Sources

  1. Colo. Laws 1883, 4th sess., pp. 139-142
  2. "Colorado County History" (HTML). COGenWeb Project. 2007. http://www.rootsweb.com/~coplaces/county-div.html. Retrieved 2007-01-30. 
  3. Colo. Laws 1883, 4th sess., sec. 1/p. 123
  4. "Colorado County Evolution" (HTML). Don Stanwyck. 2003. http://www.stanwyck.com/cogenweb/cocounties.html. Retrieved 2007-01-30.