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The Rocky Mountain State

Centennial State

Rocky Mountain State

Mountain State WV

Silver State NV

Switzerland Of America ME NH NJ WV

Name: reddish colored (Spanish)

Distinction: Colorado has the highest average elevation of any state.
Geographic Oddity: Colorado is the closest to being a perfect rectangle. Colorado and Wyoming both have crooked state lines; Colorado has fewer.

Famous Native: Denver Pyle ~ Uncle Jesse Duke
Famous Small Town: Vail [pop.5K] ~ home of the largest ski mountain in Colorado

Notable Landmarks:
  Natural = Pikes Peak
  Man-Made = Wells Fargo Center (a.k.a. theMailbox Building)

Favorite City Name: Punkin Center

Something you might hear a Silverine say: "If you don't like the weather, wait five minutes."
(Actually, I've heard this everywhere I've lived, but I am amazed at how Denver can have snowfall one day that is gone the next.)

Little Known Factoid: In Mile-High Stadium . . .

If I could live anywhere in Colorado, it would be near Gunnison, as close to Black Canyon as possible.
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