Oberon Road


Address: Today it runs S. of and parallel to the Denver & Rio Grande Western R.R. tracks from Yarrow St., W. to Garrison St., curving N.W. to the intersection of the D&RGW. The road that continued E. of the tracks and curved N. to W. 88th Ave., became Kipling S

Oberon Road was named for the undeveloped town in which it was located and claimed Oberon Station on Denver Tramway Car No. 82 that traveled between Arvada and Leyden. The name Oberon was taken from William Shakespeare's play, "Midsummer Night's Dream." In this classical play, Oberon was the King of the Fairies.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: R69W
Source: Arvada Historical Society, "Arvada, Just Between You and Me," p. 189; Goodstein, "Denver Streets," p. 77.
Other Names: Oberon Village
 


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