|Address:||On Cty. Rd. 96, located at the junction of the N. Fork of the South Platte River and the S. Platte River|
This was once a small settlement including a post office, hotel, telegraph office and a stop on the narrow gauge Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad. One building stands today, the South Platte Hotel built in 1912 after the original was destroyed. Named for the river which runs in the area.
|Quad Map/Date:||Platte Canyon, 1965 (1985)|
|Sec/Town/Range:||S25, T7S, R70W|
|Source:||Shaffer, "A Guide to Places in Colorado," p. 27.|
|Other Names:||South Platte Post Office, South Platte Open Shelter Railroad Station Platform|
|Last Modified:||Mon, December 10 2012|