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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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Colorado Schools

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Elementary Schools

Castle Rock Elementary School
(303) 387-5000
1103 Canyon Drive
Castle Rock, CO 80104
East Elementary School
(970) 824-6042
600 Texas Avenue
Craig, CO 81625

Middle Schools

Aurora Hills Middle School
(303) 341-7450
1009 South Uvalda Street
Aurora, CO 80012
East Grand Middle School
(970) 887-3382
251 West Diamond
Granby, CO 80446

High Schools

Gateway High School
(303) 755-7160
1300 South Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80012
Centennial High School
(970) 221-2920
330 East Laurel Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524

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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