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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:
Centennial State
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

Green Gables Elementary School
(303) 982-8281
8701 West Woodard Drive
Lakewood, CO 80227
King Elementary School
(719) 328-6000
6110 Sapporo Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Middle Schools

Arvada Middle School
(303) 982-1240
5751 Balsam Street
Arvada, CO 80002
Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy
(303) 623-5772
375 S Tejon Street
Denver, CO 80223

High Schools

Shivers Academy Charter School
(719) 473-6566
2573 Airport Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Iver C. Ranum High School
(303) 428-9577
2401 West 80th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221

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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