Maps

Click on any of the images below to open the larger image. View the Gunnison County Historic Mapping Project Bibliography here.

Gunnison Country - Early History & American Explorers (25 MB)

Gunnison Country - Early History & American Explorers Map
This map, showing Gunnison County history prior to 1860, includes information on the Ute Indians, Spanish traders, fur trappers, early explorers, and more.

Gunnison Country - Early Mining (27.4 MB)

Early Mining Small
This map shows the Gunnison Country from 1861 – 1878. These were the early mining years before the mining boom and includes info on early roads, ranching, Utes, and more.

Gunnison County - Boom Bust (28.5 MB)

Boom Bust Small
This map, shows Gunnison County history from 1879 to 1893, and includes information during the short four year mining boom and then the bust.

Gunnison County - 1894 to Present (31.9 MB)

Present Small
This map, shows Gunnison County history from 1894 to present, and includes a variety of information on mining, agriculture, tourism, and the college.