Jefferson County Place Names Directory
To search for a site, enter a keyword in the box below and click submit. For example, if you are looking for "Addenbrooke Park", you might enter adden for your keyword. Other examples might be ditch, church, grange, or Boettcher.
This database contains historical information about named sites in Jefferson County, including buildings, roads, ditches, mountains, streams, and other natural and man-made sites and features. Each entry provides the site's location, name origin (if known), and a brief history.
The historical information presented was compiled from a variety of contemporary and secondary sources, and no interpretation of historical events is attempted or implied. Sources of the historical information are cited in each entry to assist users in pursuing further research.
If you have additional information about any of the sites listed, or if you know of a site that is not listed please send an e-mail to Jeffcohistory@gmail.com .
You can also see an alphabetical listing of place names by clicking on one of the headings below: