Howardsville (Bullion City)

Name:

Howardsville

County:

San Juan

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Latitude / Longitude:

37°50′8″N 107°35′39″W / 37.83556°N 107.59417°W / 37.83556 -107.59417

Elevation:

9,747 ft (2,971 m)

Time Zone:

Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Howardsville is an unincorporated community in San Juan County, Colorado, United States, along the Animas River at the mouth of Cunningham Creek. Its elevation is 9,747 feet (2,971 m).

Remains:

Established and laid out by the Bullion City Company as Bullion City in 1874, it was renamed later in the year, either for Lieutenant Howard, a once-prominent local figure, or for George Howard, who once had a cabin in the area. It was the first county seat of San Juan County, holding that title until 1875.

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