Residents of the state are properly known as "Coloradans", although the term "Coloradoan" has been used archaically and lives on in the title of Fort Collins' newspaper, the Coloradoan.Colorado is notable for its diverse geography, ranging from alpine mountains, arid plains and deserts with huge sand dunes, deep canyons, sandstone and granite rock formations, rivers, lakes, and lush forests. state that lies entirely above 1,000 meters elevation.2015 – Samuel Du Bose, 43, shot in Cincinatti, Ohio, after being pulled over for not having licence plate on his car.
And while some of these restaurants may not have the best food or be tourist-free, they're all famous. While other BBQ regions were dancing with brisket and ribs and pork, in 1925, Gibson started smoking chicken in a hand-dug pit in his backyard and serving folks on a picnic table.Colorado is the 8th most extensive and the 21st most populous of the 50 United States.The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Colorado was 5,540,545 on July 1, 2016, an increase of 10.17% since the 2010 United States Census.) silt the river carried from the mountains. Grant signed Proclamation 230 admitting Colorado to the Union as the 38th state.The Territory of Colorado was organized on February 28, 1861, and on August 1, 1876, U. Colorado is nicknamed the "Centennial State" because it became a state in the same year as the centennial of the United States Declaration of Independence.Colorado is bordered by Wyoming to the north, Nebraska to the northeast, Kansas to the east, Oklahoma to the southeast, New Mexico to the south, Utah to the west, and Arizona to the southwest at the Four Corners.