Purgatoire River

The Purgatoire River is a river in southeastern , . The river is also known locally as the Purgatory River or the Picketwire River.

Localities in the Area

is an unincorporated community and U.S. Post Office in , , United States. is situated 2½ miles northeast of Purgatoire River.

is a former settlement in , USA near the Purgatoire River about 3 miles above the Purgatoire's confluence with the . is situated 2½ miles southwest of Purgatoire River. Photo: ERoss99, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the Statutory City that is the county seat and the only incorporated municipality in , , United States. Photo: Billy Hathorn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Purgatoire River

38.065° or 38° 3' 54" north
-103.1769° or 103° 10' 36.7" west
3862 feet (1177 metres)
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Purgatoire
  • Cheyenne: Hótoanáo'hé'e
  • Chinese: 珀加圖瓦爾河
  • English: Picketwire River
  • Irish: Abhainn Purgatoire
  • Spanish: Rio Purgatorio
  • Spanish: Rio de las Animas Perdidas
  • Spanish: Río Purgatorio
  • Welsh: Afon Purgatoire
  • First Fork
  • Hotoana'ohe
  • Las Animas
  • Las Animas River
  • Picket-wire
  • Picketwire
  • Puratory River
  • Purgatory River
  • River Purgatoire

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