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Creede is a town in Mineral County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for prospector Nicholas Creede, who discovered silver here in 1890.

The latitude of Creede is 37.849N. The longitude is -106.925W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 8,799 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 397.


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Median household income
Local
$30,893
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Creede demographic reports
Creede is in the San Juan Mountains.
Former and merged names include:
· Amethyst
· Jimtown
· Bachelor
Well-known residents have included:
· Bob Ford, outlaw who shot Jesse James
Local festivals include:
  • Salsa Fiesta - Sept. 1, 2007
  • Mushroom Foray - Aug. 17-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Creede web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Creede Repertory Theater
Historic sites and museums: Creede Historical Museum, Underground Mining Museum
Quotes:
It's day all day in the daytime / And there is no night in Creede.
-- Cy Warman, newspaper editor

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17% of Creede residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Creede ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Creede was $21,801, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Creede residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Creede, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $382.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $642.


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Mineral County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Creede political report.

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The average commute time for Creede workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ It's day all day in the daytime / And there is no night in Creede. ”
Cy Warman, newspaper editor

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