2000 Center of Population State of Colorado Benchmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg
N 39° 32.592 W 105° 09.120
13S E 486939 N 4377069
Quick Description: This benchmark marks the Center of Population for the State of Colorado and its 4,301,261 residents based on the 2000 census data.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 12/25/2006 6:22:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM12FJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 67

Long Description:
The real Center of Population for the State of Colorado "is located approximately four miles southwest of this location near Sampson Mountain, located just north of the town of Critchell at the Intersection of Pleasant Park road and Highgrade Road." (This text was copied from the sign adjacent to the benchmark. See gallery.)

For more information on the Center of Population Project and to find out where your state's center of population is, visit this link: (visit link)

This benchmark also marks the center of a compass rose. (visit link)
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: blank

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Jefferson County, CO, Jefferson County Open Space, National geodetic Survey, Professoinal land Surveyors Colorado Inc.

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): Center of Population Project Disk

County: Jefferson

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): USGS Indian Hills (CO)

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Center of Population Project Benchmarks

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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