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  Territory of Colorado


Created From
[X] Territory of Kansas Territory/ Commonwealth January 29, 1861
[X] Territory of Nebraska Territory/ Commonwealth March 01, 1867
[X] Territory of New Mexico Territory/ Commonwealth January 06, 1912
[X] Territory of Utah Territory/ Commonwealth January 04, 1896
Split/Merged To
[X] Colorado State August 01, 1876
Territory/ Commonwealth DETAILS
Parents > United States > Territory of New Mexico  
Established February 28, 1861
Disbanded July 31, 1876
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedBrentinCO February 25, 2019 01:57am
Description The Territory of Colorado was organized by Congress on February 26, 1861 and signed by President James Buchanan on February 28, 1861. The territory embraced the identical area as the present state.

William Gilpin, the first territorial governor, arrived in Denver in May 1861. A census taken at this time showed a population of 25,329, of whom 4,484 were females.

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