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The population of Cripple Creek is approximately 1,125 (2008), 1189 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 743 (2000), 552 (2010).

The amount of land area in Cripple Creek is 2.643 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Cripple Creek is 1.13 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cripple Creek to Washington DC is 1597 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 72 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cripple Creek is positioned 38.74 degrees north of the equator and 105.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Cripple Creek elevation is 9,508 feet above sea level.
Cripple Creek per capita income is $26,486 (2008).
Cripple Creek median income is $55,191 (2008).

The Cripple Creek median home price is $150,734 (2008).

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Cripple Creek location: in the mountains of central Colorado about 22 miles from Colorado Springs. Other nearby communities include Victor, Pikes Peak, Green Mountain Falls, Cascade-Chipita Park, Divide, Manitou Springs, Cheyenne Mountain and Woodland Park.

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Cripple Creek history:

In 1890, Poverty Gulch had to change its name when cowboy, Bob Womack, discovered a huge gold lode there beginning the town of Cripple Creek. The area became known as the world's greatest gold campe between 1890 and 1910. There were as many as 50,000 people living there in the heyday of the strike. With the gold came many people, businesses, industries and more.
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Cripple Creek attractions: Cripple Creek Heritage Center
9283 S. Highway 67
Cripple Creek, CO 80813

Visit Cripple Creek - official online guide

Mollie Kathleen Mine Tour
This tour takes you down 1,000 feet under the ground on a guided tour of the mine. You'll learn how ore is found, where it is found and all the phases used to get the gold out!

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