Fort Morgan Guide Colorado

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Fort Morgan is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Morgan County, Colorado, United States. The United States Census Bureau estimated that the city population was 10,844 in 2005. Camp Wardwell was established in 1865 along the Overland Trail to protect emigrants and supplies going to and from Denver and the mining districts. The fort was renamed in 1866 by General John Pope for one of his staff, Colonel Christopher A. Morgan, who had died earlier that year. The fort closed in 1868 after being used by 19 different companies from 11 cavalry and infantry regiments(~1,300 soldiers).

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Elevation: 1,297 m
Weather: -1°C, Wind SE at 10 km/h, 66% Humidity
Population: 11,407 (2013)
Local time: Saturday 1:15 AM
University: Morgan Community College

  1. Education
  • Fort Morgan High School
  • Sherman School
  • Fort Morgan Middle School
  • Baker Elementary School
  • Baker Elementary School
  • Pioneer Elementary School
  • Columbine Elementary School

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