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Coordinates: 39°06′28″N 105°53′25″W / 39.10777°N 105.890290°W / 39.10777; -105.890290

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Town of Garo
Garo in 1917
Garo in 1917
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Park County

Garo, Colorado is a former populated place in South Park in Colorado, in Park County. The now ghost town is about five miles north of Hartsel and seven miles south of Fairplay on Colorado Highway 9, at an elevation of 9,196 feet (2,803 m).

The community was named after its founder, the area ranchers Marie Guiraud, and for her late husband, Louis Adolfe Guiraud, both natives of France.

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