National Register of Historic Places listings in Rio Grande County, Colorado facts for kids

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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rio Grande County, Colorado.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 13 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.
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Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Carnegie Library
Carnegie Library
April 14, 1995
(#95000439)
120 Jefferson St.
37°34′48″N 106°08′40″W / 37.58°N 106.144444°W / 37.58; -106.144444 (Carnegie Library)
Monte Vista
2 Central School Auditorium and Gymnasium
Central School Auditorium and Gymnasium
March 14, 1996
(#96000274)
612 1st Ave.
37°34′46″N 106°08′59″W / 37.579444°N 106.149722°W / 37.579444; -106.149722 (Central School Auditorium and Gymnasium)
Monte Vista
3 Creede Branch, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
November 27, 2002
(#02001408)
Along the D&RGW right-of-way between South Fork and Creede
37°44′46″N 106°22′13″W / 37.746111°N 106.370278°W / 37.746111; -106.370278 (Creede Branch, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad)
South Fork
4 Denver & Rio Grande Railroad South Fork Water Tank
Denver & Rio Grande Railroad South Fork Water Tank
October 15, 2002
(#02001132)
U.S. Route 160
37°40′18″N 106°37′31″W / 37.671667°N 106.625278°W / 37.671667; -106.625278 (Denver & Rio Grande Railroad South Fork Water Tank)
South Fork
5 El Monte Hotel
El Monte Hotel
June 7, 1990
(#90000870)
925 1st Ave.
37°34′50″N 106°08′43″W / 37.580556°N 106.145278°W / 37.580556; -106.145278 (El Monte Hotel)
Monte Vista
6 First Methodist Episcopal Church
First Methodist Episcopal Church
October 11, 2003
(#03001011)
215 Washington St.
37°34′44″N 106°08′52″W / 37.578889°N 106.147778°W / 37.578889; -106.147778 (First Methodist Episcopal Church)
Monte Vista
7 Keck Homestead
May 8, 1998
(#98000437)
12888 County Road 15
37°42′00″N 106°26′03″W / 37.7°N 106.434167°W / 37.7; -106.434167 (Keck Homestead)
Del Norte
8 Monte Vista Downtown Historic District
Monte Vista Downtown Historic District
November 1, 1991
(#91001612)
Junction of 1st Ave. and Washington St.
37°34′50″N 106°08′51″W / 37.580556°N 106.1475°W / 37.580556; -106.1475 (Monte Vista Downtown Historic District)
Monte Vista
9 Monte Vista Library
Monte Vista Library
June 30, 1995
(#95000782)
110 Jefferson St.
37°34′48″N 106°08′40″W / 37.58°N 106.144444°W / 37.58; -106.144444 (Monte Vista Library)
Monte Vista
10 Spruce Lodge
Spruce Lodge
October 21, 2008
(#08001009)
29431 U.S. Route 160
Coordinates missing
South Fork
11 Sutherland Bridge
Sutherland Bridge
February 4, 1985
(#85000234)
Off U.S. Route 160
37°40′35″N 106°19′36″W / 37.676389°N 106.326667°W / 37.676389; -106.326667 (Sutherland Bridge)
Del Norte Warren Pony Truss
12 US Post Office and Federal Building-Monte Vista Main
US Post Office and Federal Building-Monte Vista Main
January 22, 1986
(#86000182)
Washington and 2nd Ave.
37°34′45″N 106°08′39″W / 37.579167°N 106.144167°W / 37.579167; -106.144167 (US Post Office and Federal Building-Monte Vista Main)
Monte Vista
13 Wheeler Bridge
Wheeler Bridge
February 4, 1985
(#85000235)
Off U.S. Route 160
37°39′29″N 106°17′20″W / 37.658056°N 106.288889°W / 37.658056; -106.288889 (Wheeler Bridge)
Del Norte Howe Pony Truss

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Masonic Park Bridge
February 4, 1985
(#85000236)
July 22, 1994
Masonic Park Drive over Rio Grande
Coordinates missing
South Fork Replaced in 1994.

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