BOULDER , acity and the
See also:county-seat of Boulder county,
See also:Colorado, U.S.A., about 30 M . N.W. of
See also:Denver . Pop . (189o) 333o; (1900) 6150 (693
See also:born); (1910) 9539• It is served by the Union Pacific, the Colorado &
See also:Southern, and the Denver, Boulder & Western
See also:railways; the last connects with the neighbouring
See also:mining camps, and affords
See also:fine views of
See also:mountain scenery . Boulder lies about 5300 ft. above the
See also:sea on
See also:Middle Boulder Creek, a branch of the St Vrain
See also:river about 30 M. from its confluence with the Platte, and has a beautiful situation in the valley at the
See also:foot of the mountains . The state university of Colorado, established at Boulder by an
See also:act of 1861, was opened in 1877; it includes a
See also:college of liberal arts, school of
See also:medicine (1883), school of
See also:law (1892), college of
See also:engineering (1893), graduate school, college of commerce (1906), college of
See also:education (1908), and a summer school (1904), and has a library of about 42,000 volumes . There are a fine
See also:park of 2840 acres, the
See also:property of the city, and three beautiful canons near Boulder . At the southern limits, in a beautiful situation 400 ft. above the city, are the grounds of an
See also:annual summer school, the Colorado
See also:Chautauqua . The
See also:climate is beneficial for those afflicted with bronchial and pulmonary troubles; the
See also:average mean annual temperature for eleven years ending with 1907 was 51° F . There are medicinal springs in the vicinity . The
See also:works are owned and operated by the city, the water being obtained from lakes at the foot of the Arapahoe
See also:Peak glacier in the Snowy Range, 20 M. from the city . The surrounding
See also:country is irrigated, and successfully combines
See also:agriculture and mining .
There are ore sampling works and
See also:brick-making establishments . Oil and natural
See also:gas abound in the vicinity; there are oil refineries in the city; and in Boulder county, especially at Nederland, r8 m. south-west, and at Eldora, about 22 M. south-west of'the city, has been obtained since 'goo most of the tungsten
See also:mined in the
See also:United States; the output in 1907 was valued at about $520,000 . The first settlement near the site of Boulder was made in the autumn of 1858 . Placer gold was discovered on an affluent of Boulder Creek in
See also:January 1859 . The
See also:town was laid out and organized in
See also:February 1859, and a city
See also:charter was secured in 1871 and another in 1882 .
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