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Bailey

Park County,

Colorado

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The Colorado state capital is Denver.


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80421

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Bailey is approximately 7,654 (2000).
The approximate number of families is 2,294 (2000).

The amount of land area in Bailey is 331 sq. miles.
The distance from Bailey to Washington DC is 1644 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 74 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bailey is positioned 39.41 degrees north of the equator and 105.47 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Bailey elevation is 7,756 feet above sea level.
Bailey median income is $59,176 (2000).

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Location

Bailey location: about 45 miles southwest of Denver. Nearby communities include Fairplay, Shawnee, Grant, Conifer and Pine.

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History & History Related Items

Bailey history:

Bailey was settled by Ann and William Newman Bailey who built a ranch they called Bailey’s Ranch and a stage station here in 1864. They later added a hotel at the station. In 1878, the Denver and South Park Railroad came through and the post office opened the same year.
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Attractions

Bailey attractions:

Bailey is in what is known as the Platte Canyon area along U.S. Highway 285. It is a small town with a few small businesses, restaurants and a church. Many homes are scattered in mountain areas surrounding the town. Bailey is an unincorporated area of Park County.

Here is a page of photographs for Bailey.

A herd of bighorn sheep live near Bailey. Bailey is just inside the Lost Creek Wilderness area where hiking and backpacking trips are very popular. The many logging roads in the area, along with other trails make it a great place for mountain biking.

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