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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

Hotchkiss Elementary School
(970) 872-3325
465 Lorah Lane
Hotchkiss, CO 81419
Zach Elementary School
(970) 221-0593
3715 Kechter Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528

Middle Schools

Jefferson County Open Junior High School
(303) 982-7027
7655 West 10th Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80215
Sky View Middle School
(719) 547-1175
1047 Camino De Bravo
Pueblo West, CO 81007

High Schools

Skyview New Technology High School
(303) 853-1660
1200 E 78th Avenue
Denver, CO 80229
Fort Collins High School
(970) 416-8021
3400 Lambkin Way
Fort Collins, CO 80525

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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