FREE Shipping
Get free shipping
Free 5-8 day shipping within the U.S. when you order $25.00 of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon.
Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 . (Prices may vary for AK and HI.)
Learn more about free shipping
on orders over $25.00 shipped by Amazon or get Fast, Free Shipping with Amazon Prime
Arrives: Tuesday, Dec 8 Details
Fastest delivery: Thursday, Dec 3 Details
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from Amazon.com
Sold by Amazon.com
Ships from
Amazon.com

Sold by
Amazon.com

Return policy: Returnable until Jan 31, 2021
For the 2020 holiday season, returnable items shipped between October 1 and December 31 can be returned until January 31, 2021.
1001 Colorado Place Names has been added to your Cart
& FREE Shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by WonderBook
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: 100% Guaranteed. Serving Millions of Book Lovers Since 1980. Very Good condition.

Have one to sell?
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


1001 Colorado Place Names Paperback – October 3, 1994

1.8 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Hardcover
Paperback
$12.95
$12.95 $5.25

The Amazon Book Review
The Amazon Book Review
Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Special offers and product promotions

Editorial Reviews

Review

"Benson's excellent compilation will delight you, particularly if you also have fond memories of traveling through or living in Colorado."--Journal of the West

"A wry and witty look at some of Colorado's unusual monikers."--Denver Post

"Benson knows the highest state intimately. Her witty, wise, scholarly explanations of how places got their names will brighten your trails."--Thomas J. Noel, author of The City and the Saloon: Denver, 1858-1916

"This fact-packed volume of Colorado place names is an invaluable supplement to the study of Colorado's past. Tourists and travelers will want to keep it on the seat beside them as they drive through the state."--Liston E. Leyendecker, author of Palace Car Prince: A Biography of George Mortimer Pullman

"A captivating look at Colorado's place names written by one of the state's premier historians. This book will settle arguments and start lively discussions--and be fun to read all the while."--Duane A. Smith, author of Rocky Mountain West: Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana, 1859-1915

From the Back Cover

"Benson knows the highest state intimately. Her witty, wise, scholarly explanations of how places got their names will brighten your trails."--Thomas J. Noel, author of The City and the Saloon: Denver, 1858-1916

"This fact-packed volume of Colorado place names is an invaluable supplement to the study of Colorado's past. Tourists and travelers will want to keep it on the seat beside them as they drive through the state."--Liston E. Leyendecker, author of Palace Car Prince: A Biography of George Mortimer Pullman

"A captivating look at Colorado's place names written by one of the state's premier historians. This book will settle arguments and start lively discussions--and be fun to read all the while."--Duane A. Smith, author of Rocky Mountain West: Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana, 1859-1915


Product details

  • Item Weight : 11.8 ounces
  • Paperback : 230 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0700606335
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0700606337
  • Dimensions : 5.08 x 0.69 x 8.55 inches
  • Publisher : University Press of Kansas (October 3, 1994)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    1.8 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

Customer reviews

1.8 out of 5 stars
1.8 out of 5
2 global ratings
5 star 0% (0%) 0%
4 star
25%
3 star 0% (0%) 0%
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star
75%
How are ratings calculated?

Top reviews from the United States

Reviewed in the United States on August 14, 2019
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on July 11, 1999
10 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse