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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

South Routt Elementary School
(970) 638-4558
448 Main Street
Yampa, CO 80483
Del Pueblo Elementary School
(303) 629-1473
750 Galapago
Denver, CO 80204

Middle Schools

Hill Middle School
(303) 399-0254
451 Clermont Street
Denver, CO 80220
Grand Mesa Middle School
(970) 254-6270
585 31 1/2 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81504

High Schools

Peyton High School
(719) 749-2244
13885 Bradshaw Road
Peyton, CO 80831
William Smith High School
(303) 364-8715
400 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011

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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