Denver’s elevation is 5,280 feet and is known as the “Mile High City” because it sits exactly 1 mile above sea level.
There are larger rivers in other states, but the headwater on 20 rivers begins in Colorado. The Continental Divide directs each river’s course. Some of our largest ones include, but limited to, the Rio Grande, the Colorado, and the Arkansas rivers. They start here, but they sure get larger down […]
Colorado entered the union as the 38th state on 8/1/1876 and therefore how we obtained our nickname: “the centennial state”.
Colorado is the 8th largest state in the country with 104,094 square miles. Can you guess how many of these miles we cover to complete searches in all 64 counties? You guessed right; all of them! But I’ll be honest, if you turn that #8 sideways, that’s how many miles […]