Buffalo Creek

Address: Originates at Wellington Lake, destination at Riverview

The creek was once believed to have been named by John C. Fremont or his scouts, but that idea has been questioned more recently by historians with no definitive answer.
Quad Map/Date: Green Mountain, 1954 (1985); Pine, 1954 (1985)
Sec/Town/Range: S29&31, T7&8S, R70&71W
Elevation: 6608-8032
Source: Lombard, "Buffalo Beginnings: The People and Places of Buffalo Creek, Colorado," pp. 1-2; Roeder, "Naming Buffalo Creek," Historically Jeffco Magazine Issue 32, 2011, pp. 21-23
Last Modified: Wed, November 28 2012

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