Clear Creek County, Colorado

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Clear Creek County is one of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The county population was 9,322 at U.S. Census 2000.[2] The county seat is Georgetown. Despite its location in the Rocky Mountains, Clear Creek County is part of the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area.

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History

Clear Creek County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Colorado legislature on 1 November 1861, and is one of only two counties (along with Gilpin) to have persisted with its original boundaries unchanged. It was named after Clear Creek, which runs down from the continental divide through the county. Idaho Springs was originally designated the county seat, but the county government was moved to Georgetown in 1867.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 396 square miles (1,025.6 km2), of which 395 square miles (1,023.0 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.25%) is water.

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