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City of Creede, Colorado
Welcome to Creede ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Creede has a population of 312 people<1> (see below for details).
Creede was incorporated May 19, 1892.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Creede: Named after Nicholas C. Creede (1843-1897), the prospector who discovered the Holy Moses Mine.
The community of Creede is 8,850 feet [2,697 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Creede is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Creede lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Creede: (719)
The ZIP code for Creede: 81130<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Creede had a population of 290 people (which is 40.73% of the total population of Mineral County). This makes Creede the county's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 290 people, the population of Creede decreased 23.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 377 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Creede had an population of 312 people. This is an increase of 7.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.24% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Creede.
Communities near Creede ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Creede and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Creede.
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Creede ...
Looking for more information about Creede? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Creede, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Creede.
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019