Eastern Mojave Vegetation Garfield, Chaffee County, Colorado.

Query: G.N.I.S.

Originally named Junction City. To avoid confusion with another community named Junction City, the name was changed in 1883 to Garfield to honor assassinated US President James A Garfield. (Colorado Place Names by William Bright, 1993) Garfield continues to be a thriving community with year round residents.

Elevation: 9541ft, 2908m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • U. S. Highway 50: 91940
No collections made at this location.
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:15:29 AM, 7/13/2024.