Casto Creek

Address: S.W. of Conifer

This creek runs from 1/2 mile northwest of Hwy. 285 at Richmond Hill Road across along Hwy 285 to Kennedy Gulch. It was named for Dr. Joseph Casto, a clergyman, co-founder of Mt. Vernon, a road builder, politician, newspaper correspondent, and chief clerk of the General Assembly of the Jefferson Territory.
Quad Map/Date: Conifer, 1965 (1979)
Sec/Town/Range: S27, T6S, R71W; S24, T6S, R71W
Elevation: 8800-8050
Source: Brown, "Shining Mountains," pp. 9, 28, 32, 53, 54, 55.

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