Golden, United States

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Golden is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Golden lies along Clear Creek at the base of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Founded during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush on June 16, 1859, the mining camp was originally named "Golden City" in honor of Thomas L. Golden. Golden City served as the capital of the provisional Territory of Jefferson from 1860 to 1861, and capital of the official Territory of Colorado from 1862 to 1867. In 1867, the territorial capital was moved about 12 miles (19 km) east to Denver City. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 18,867. The Colorado School of Mines, offering programs in engineering and science, is located in Golden. Also there are the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Earthquake Information Center, Coors Brewing Company, CoorsTek, Spyderco, American Mountaineering Center, and Colorado Railroad Museum. It is the birthplace of the Jolly Rancher, a candy bought out by... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado School of Mines
Coors Brewery
Coors Brewery
Washington Plaza Bridge
Washington Plaza Bridge
Welcome To Golden
Welcome To Golden
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Calvary Church
Calvary Church
Jefferson County Courthouse
Jefferson County Courthouse
Table Mountain Inn
Table Mountain Inn
Golden Hotel
Golden Hotel
Astor House (Colorado)
Astor House (Colorado)
Old Capitol
Old Capitol
Downtown Golden
Downtown Golden
Post Office
Post Office
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