Chaffee County, Colorado Genealogy
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1861--Chaffee County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. It was formally known as Lake County (while Lake County was known as Carbonate County) for a brief period before the name was changed to Chaffee on 10 February 1879. County seat: Salida