Independence, Colorado


Independence Details

Status: Ghost Town

Date Settled:

Current Population: none

Peak Population: ~1,000

Elevation: 10,640 Feet (3,243 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

State: Colorado

Independence Description

Independence was one of numerous towns that formed around the rich mines of the Cripple Creek District.

Did You Know.......

A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain


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