Churches Lake

Address: 66th Ave. & Yankee St., Golden

Claimant for adjudication in 1884 was John Churches. Located in Water District #7, the lake is filled from Ralston Creek via Churches Ditch, which has a headgate on the south bank of Ralston Creek in SE1/4, S32, T2S, R70W. John Churches was an area farmer and built the system.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1939 (1965)
Sec/Town/Range: SW4, S3, T3S, R70W
Elevation: c. 5855
Source: Records of Arapahoe County Court Division II, October 4, 1884; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," p. 24.
See Also: Churches Stage Stop
Last Modified: Sat, August 10 1996

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