Clear Creek County

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Clear Creek County, Colorado

PO Box 2000
Georgetown, CO 80444
Phone: (303) 679-2312
Fax: (303) 679-2440

In north-central CO, west of Denver; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the name of a stream in the county, which was originally called Vasquez Fork, but present name adopted by 1860

Area (sq mi):: 396.46 (land 395.45; water 1.01) Population per square mile: 23.30
Population 2005: 9,197 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 22.40% Population 2000: 9,322 (White 94.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $28,160; median household $50,997; Population below poverty level: 5.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,449-$42,225
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 32.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In Idaho Springs, drop by Clear Creek County Tourism (2060 Miner; 800/882-5278 or 303/567-4660).
To discourage the practice, the ski area will press charges with the Clear Creek County Sheriff's Department.
Clear Channel Satellite Services, Englewood, CO, announced delivery of an innovative and unique communications system to the Clear Creek County Colorado Sheriff's Department, designed for operating in extremely challenging terrain and conditions.
The men created the Griffith Mining District that was one of the earliest and most prominent mining districts in the Rocky Mountain West, noted Clear Creek County archivist Christine Bradley.
Rescuers battled against severe conditions to reach the group after one of the party survived the snow slide and managed to burrow out and call for help, said Clear Creek County Sheriff Don Krueger.
The women are being held in the Clear Creek County Jail facing two federal charges: injury, interference or obstruction of the national defense of the United States, which carries up to 20 years imprisonment and up to a $250,000 fine, and injury of property of the United States, with a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment, and up to a $250,000 fine.
To commemorate the Loop's season opening and the area's history, riders can also enjoy the Clear Creek County Railroad & Mining Days festival the same weekend in Idaho Springs, Georgetown, Empire and Silver Plume.
Today, you can't find a lumberyard, a hardware store or even a full-time doctor in Clear Creek County.
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While the mine itself has 230 employees, most of whom live in metro Denver, property tax assessments collected from mine operator FreeportMcMoran are crucial to government operations in Clear Creek County.