Genoa Web Page on Lincoln County Website

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Genoa is one of the smaller towns in Lincoln County, with 211 people and 75 households (2000 census).

You'll find the peace and quiet, friendly neighbors, and pace of life consistent with the heartland of America right here. 


The Wonder Tower, built in 1926 at the highest point between New York City and Denver, was a major stop on US Hwy 24. Charles W. Gregory, Colorado's P.T. Barnum, would stand on the Tower and spot license plates of approaching cars. When tourists were within earshot, he would boom appropriate greetings through a megaphone. "How're things in the Buckeye State?" His billboard motto was Eat, drink, gas, and pop at the Tower. - Description from

Here is a slide show from FLICKR of this charming place: The Wonder Tower !