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Roaring Falls is a huge city within the State of New Clemons, which spans nearly twenty decades of continuous growth.  The History of Roaring Falls begins with the first exploration team to chart the mid-west, and proceeds through the first trapper and pioneers, to the first settlers, and continues to the present day.

Each novel in the series is written for a specific era, and about a particular event or series of events which occurred during their respective time frames.  Overall, the series is about the growth of the worlds largest detective agency, Rumbleigh Investigations; however, we cannot overlook the historical aspects of how and where the agency got started, nor the families involved in the growth of the city or its businesses.

These casual drawings and plat maps will assist our readers in visualizing the many scenes, and their precise locations more fully than mere words on a page.  As they say, one picture is worth a thousand words!

Yarnell County, New Clemons


Welcome to the archive section of our new County Seat.

Sprawling Yarnell County is the largest, and most prestigious county in the mid-western state of New Clemons.  It encompasses 892 square miles; extending from the New Clemons' state line, located five miles north of the Coteaux River, to beyond the southernmost tip of Trident Tines Plateau.


In 1844, when the counties were first dedicated, the county seats were indiscriminately earmarked for location near the center of each county.  New Clemons was a vast wilderness, and remained so for several decades, with the exception of the Roaring Falls area, which boasted a fast growing population.

Once the state opened for settlement in 1862, it became mandatory for Yarnell to construct a County Seat building, to serve the needs of the counties many new and existing residents.  The county officers chose a prime location along the Kirkland Stage Route, roughly five miles west of The Landing on the Coteaux River.  The new two-story building, erected from local hardwoods, sits next door to a Home Station which serves the Kirkland Stage Lines; a Home Station provides both food and lodging for travelers and visitors.

The Roaring Falls area continued to grow so fast, before 1880 arrived they had outgrown the old county building.  Construction of a massive new limestone faced building, commenced at the turn of the decade, and saw its completion in 1882.  These new larger quarters helped to facilitate the rapid growth of the Gray's Crossing area.

In the many years that passed, several unique developments have taken place around the government center.  An early strip mine cleared and leveled the area, this gave way to a Drive-In Theater which operated for many years, and drew other commercial enterprises into the western sector.  As the more affluent flocked to this area, and upscale businesses prospered, it allowed the area to gradually and continually become more prestigious.

As time marches on, so does technology; a small airstrip built to serve the county seat has grown also.  Today, this bustling lowland area houses a massive new shopping mall, and along with it, the many pains of a growing city.  A new international airport, located in south Yarnell County, compounds these issues.  As with most major metropolitan cities, this once pristine wilderness sees more than its share of violent and blue collar crimes; however, criminals are never on the loose for long, as world renowned Rumbleigh Investigations solves every case.



1808 Exploration by CC&H Team      Return To Top

1808 Exploration by CC&H Expedition Map Image


Direm's 1848 Atlas of Yarnell County (page 2)      Return To Top

Direm's 1848 Atlas of Yarnell County Page 2 Map Image


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