Fourth Julesburg

Fourth Julesburg (HMVVV)

Location: Julesburg, CO 80737 Sedgwick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 59.118', W 102° 15.869'

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In the 1880's, a fourth Julesburg developed at the junction of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Denver Branch of the Union Pacific. Originally known as Denver Junction, the town was soon renamed Julesburg, presumably the last of Jules Beni's namesakes.

No matter what its location, Julesburg has always been an important waystation on the great Overland Route. From its early days as an 1850's trading post, a Pony Express home station, end of track for the Union Pacific Railroad, start of the Colorado Loop of the Lincoln Highway and continuing with today's modern interstate highways and telecommunications systems, Julesburg remains part of history in the making.

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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 5:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 730124 N 4540729
Decimal Degrees40.98530000, -102.26448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 59.118', W 102° 15.869'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 59' 7.08" N, 102° 15' 52.14" W
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Area Code(s)308, 970
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13900-13998 W 1st St, Julesburg CO 80737, US
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