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The City of Cripple Creek Colorado

Cripple Creek played an integral role in the rich heritage of Colorado. The first homesteaders arrived here in the mid-1800s. In 1890, a ranch hand named Bob Womack discovered gold and Cripple Creek changed forever. By 1900, more than 50,000 people called the gold camp home. When the golden era ended in 1918, more than $300 million in gold had been mined in what would be the last great gold rush in North America. By the 1920s, only about 40 mines remained, but two decades later, in the 1940s, the town began to promote itself as a tourist destination, offering visitors a glimpse into the past. In 1991, the town was opened to limited-stakes gaming. Today, the venerable gold camp has reinvented itself as a full-service tourist destination, all the while preserving and showcasing its rich history.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Administrator & Council in Denver

Notice is hereby given that members of the Cripple Creek City Council and the City Administrator will be in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday and Thursday, February 13 & 14, 2019 meeting with Legislators at the State Capitol Building.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Fingerprint Service Changes

Due to changes implemented by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Cripple Creek Police Department (CCPD) will no longer offer non-criminal fingerprint services to the general public after October 20, 2018.  Click to download more information

City Council Agendas & Minutes

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Cripple Creek Development Code

City of Cripple Creek Job Opportunities

The City of Cripple Creek

337 E. Bennett Ave.
P.O. Box 430
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
(719) 689-2502
Fax (719) 689-2774

Mayor

Bruce Brown

City Council
Chris Hazlett, Mayor Pro Tem
Tom Litherland
Meghan Rozell
Melissa Trenary

 

Click Below for Event and Tourist Information:

www.VisitCrippleCreek.com

 

City Auctions – Click Below:

https://www.govdeals.com/Cripplecreek