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Willits Farm Map, 1899 (Photocopy)

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series-118

Scope and Contents

Cadastral map showing land ownership around the Denver Metropolitan area. The map encompasses an area from east to west of 30 miles, and 32 miles from north to south, centered on the city of Denver. It includes the western 18 miles of Arapahoe County, Townships 1 to 5 South, Ranges 66 to 68 West; and the northern 24 miles of Jefferson County, as far west as Golden, including Townships 2 to 5 South, Range 69 and most of 70 West. The southeastern corner of Boulder County is included, and very small portions of Weld and Douglas Counties as they bordered Arapahoe County on the north and south. This map was made prior to 1901 when Adams County and the city and county of Denver were created from Arapahoe County.


  • Publication: 1899


Conditions Governing Access

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


0.26 Cubic Feet (Rolled map on four sheets, one microfiche copy)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Microfiche copy given to the County Archivist by the Jefferson County Public Library in 2000. Photocopy was a gift to the archives from Lyn Yehle, date unknown, found in a box in 2012.

Existence and Location of Originals

Denver Public Library,

Physical Description

Scale 1:40,000


Denver: W.C. Willits, 1899

Name Index

Index available, compiled by the Foothills Genealogical Society. The index lists owners' names (or in some cases, a lessee) and place names.


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Repository Details

Part of the Jefferson County Archives Repository

3500 Illinois Street
Suite 2350
Golden CO 80401 United States