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Colorado Profile

Called the "Centennial State," because it became the 38th state when the U.S. turned 100 in 1876. Colorado is most closely associated with the Rocky Mountains and has numerous peaks over 14,000 feet. The state's name comes from a Spanish word meaning "red" or "ruddy," the color of much of the state's terrain.  Today, Colorado is known for its vast cattle ranges, agricultural acreage, and snow-covered mountains that are ideal for winter sports. Its capital is Denver and state flower is the Rocky Mountain columbine. ...Read more here: Colorado - The Centennial State

Capital City:
Denver
Nickname:
Centennial State
Motto:
Nil Sine Numine (Nothing without Providence)
Gained Statehood:
August 1, 1876 (38th)
Origin of State's Name:
From the Spanish for the color red, which was applied to the Colorado River.
Largest Cities:
Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Lakewood, Fort Collins
Border States:
Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming
Land Area:
103,730 sq. mi.; 8th largest
State Bird:
Lark Bunting
State Flower:
Rocky Mountain Columbine (aquilegia caerules)
State Tree:
Colorado Blue Spruce (picea pungens)
State Song:
Where the Columbines Grow

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Elementary Schools

Walnut Hills Community Elementary School
(720) 554-3800
8195 East Costilla Boulevard
Centennial, CO 80112
Caliche Elementary School
(970) 522-8330
26308 Cty Rd 65
Iliff, CO 80736

Middle Schools

Shadow Ridge Middle School
(720) 972-5040
12551 Holly Street
Thornton, CO 80602
Centennial Middle School
(970) 249-2576
1100 South 5th Street
Montrose, CO 81401

High Schools

Smoky Hill High School
(720) 886-5300
16100 East Smoky Hill Road
Aurora, CO 80015
Durango High School
(970) 259-1630
2390 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301

Sex Offender Information for Colorado

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Colorado, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://sor.state.co.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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