Cripple Creek, Colorado

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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.

CITY HALL IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
The Front Desk is closed for lunch between 11:30AM and 12:30PM.
Cripple Creek COVID Update 03 08 2021
Teller County COVID-19 Testing Sites and Schedule CLICK HERE

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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

Milford Ashworth

City Council
Tom Litherland, Mayor Pro Tem
Charles Solomone
Meghan Rozell
Melissa Trenary

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