Status: Ghost Town
Elevation: 8,986 Feet ( 2,739 meters)
Gallery: View 1 Querida, Colorado Photo
County: View Custer County Mines
Date Settled: Late 1870s
Current Population: none
Peak Population: na
Primary Mineral: Silver
Querida was founded by Edmund C. Bassick , discoverer of the rich Bassick silver mine. The town was prosperous in the 1880s.
Querida had a post office from 1880 to 1906. Today Querida is a ghost town.