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Colorado Profile

Called the "Centennial State," because it became the 38th state when the U.S. turned 100 in 1876. Colorado is most closely associated with the Rocky Mountains and has numerous peaks over 14,000 feet. The state's name comes from a Spanish word meaning "red" or "ruddy," the color of much of the state's terrain.  Today, Colorado is known for its vast cattle ranges, agricultural acreage, and snow-covered mountains that are ideal for winter sports. Its capital is Denver and state flower is the Rocky Mountain columbine. ...Read more here: Colorado - The Centennial State

Capital City:
Centennial State
Nil Sine Numine (Nothing without Providence)
Gained Statehood:
August 1, 1876 (38th)
Origin of State's Name:
From the Spanish for the color red, which was applied to the Colorado River.
Largest Cities:
Denver , Colorado Springs , Aurora , Lakewood , Fort Collins
Border States:
Arizona , Kansas , Nebraska , New Mexico , Oklahoma , Utah , Wyoming
Land Area:
103,730 sq. mi.; 8th largest
State Bird:
Lark Bunting
State Flower:
Rocky Mountain Columbine (aquilegia caerules)
State Tree:
Colorado Blue Spruce (picea pungens)
State Song:
Where the Columbines Grow

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    Elementary Schools

    Mc Meen Elementary School
    (303) 388-5649
    1000 South Holly Street
    Denver, CO 80222
    Coyote Ridge Elementary School
    (720) 972-5780
    13770 Broadlands Drive
    Broomfield, CO 80020

    Middle Schools

    Lincoln Junior High School
    (970) 484-3073
    1600 West Lancer Drive
    Fort Collins, CO 80521
    Merrill Middle School
    (303) 756-3621
    1551 South Monroe Street
    Denver, CO 80210

    High Schools

    Falcon High School
    (719) 495-2261
    9755 Towner Avenue
    Peyton, CO 80831
    Thornton High School
    (720) 972-4800
    9351 North Washington Street
    Thornton, CO 80229

    Sex Offender Information for Colorado

    For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

    In Colorado, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://sor.state.co.us/ . Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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