National and State Register

Coates Creek Schoolhouse

Mesa County

Built in 1919, the school was located so close to the Colorado / Utah border that children from Utah often attended.

A black and white photo of the house with log walls and wide gabled roof with protruding gabled entrance in front. Before the school stands a a swing set.

Coates Creek Schoolhouse (1992 photograph.)

It is Mesa County’s only surviving rural schoolhouse of log construction.  Listed under Rural School Buildings in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.