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Book of Town Plats, 1867-1882

 Series — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-244

Scope and Contents

Book of original plats of towns and additions in Jefferson County, Colorado Territory, as filed with the County's Clerk and Recorder.

Collection contains plats of: Kinney's Addition to Golden City (1867); Barber's Addition to Golden City (1867); Johnson Addition to Golden City (1868): Bush and Fisher Addition to Golden City (1870); Smith's New Survey of Golden City (1869); Mt. Vernon Town Site (1867); Arvada Town Site (1870); Welch Addition to Golden (1871); Golden City (1868); Booth Addition to the Town of Golden (1873); Mineral Land Company's Addition to Golden (1873); Strouseville (1874); Barber's 2nd Addition to the Town of Golden (1874); J.T. Holt's Block (1874); Golden Cemetery (1874); Morrison (1874): Berthoud's Addition to Golden (1874); Golden Park Addition (1874); Barber's Addition (undated); Clark's Garden Addition to the City of Golden (1879); Plat of the Town of Buffalo (1881); Lake Side (1882).

The hand-drawn plats include the plat, dedication, notary statement, and descriptions of blocks, lots, alleys and streets. They show streets with original street names, ditches and other water, and railways. Each plat in the collection is 18 x 23 in. and encapsulated in mylar.


  • Recorded: 1867-1882

Conditions Governing Access

Archives collection material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available for use by appointment in the reading room.


0.24 Cubic Feet (One post-bound book of encapsulated maps)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to the Archives in 2016 by the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder's Office.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies are available in our Digital Collections site.

Physical Description

All plats are encased in Mylar in a post-bound volume.

Processing Information

Processed and digitized by Ronda Frazier, September, 2022

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Repository Details

Part of the Jefferson County Archives Repository

3500 Illinois Street
Suite 2350
Golden CO 80401 United States