Capitol City

Name:

Capitol City

County:

Hinsdale

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

38°00′26″N 107°28′00″W / 38.00722°N 107.46667°W / 38.00722

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Capitol City is a ghost town in Hinsdale County, Colorado, on the Alpine Loop National Scenic Back Country Byway.

Remains:

Capitol City was founded in 1877 and once had a population of 400. Its founders wanted it to become the capital of Colorado.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

The post office, some outbuildings, and brick kilns remain.

Remarks:

 

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