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  Central City, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Central City is the county seat of Gilpin County, Colorado.
During the Colorado Gold Rush gold in paying quantities was discovered and by 1860 the population was 60,000.
In the city the population was spread out with 16.5% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older.
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 History of Central City and the Gilpin County Region
Thus Central City was born and was soon the leading mining center in Colorado.
Not everyone in Colorado struck it rich, but those who settled in Central City were never hard up for wild times.
Central City is located in the Rocky Mountains 35 miles west of Denver.
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 Central City Colorado Resource Guide, City or community of Central City, Colorado Facts, Information, Relocation, Real ...
The population of Central City is approximately 335 (1990).
Central City is positioned 39.79 degrees north of the equator and 105.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The Central City and Black Hawk area billed itself as the "richest square mile on earth" during the heyday of mining prior to the turn of the century.
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 Central City Colorado - Boom and Bust Days - Page 3
It was in Central City that she gained the name “Baby Doe”, a nickname given to her by the area miners, who longingly looked upon her beauty.
The area was at the end of Central City's Pine Street, past the Catholic Church, and below the Methodist Church perched upon the hill.
Baby Doe was called the Silver Queen of Colorado by journalists and "that shameless hussy" by the proper wives of the men who eyed her.
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 Colorado Vacation Travel Tourism Rocky Mountains Central City CO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
During the gold rush era the population around Central City swelled to 40,000.
Central City was such an important commercial hub that is was being considered as the capital of the new state of Colorado in 1876, losing to Denver by one vote.
James Methodist Church, Colorado's oldest church, was built in stages from 1863 to 1872 for a cost of $42,000.
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 Century Casinos Announces Plans for Casino in Central City, Colorado
On November 20, 2004, the city of Central City is expected to open to the public the new $45.2 million four lane highway (Central City Parkway) that the Company believes will offer a safer and faster alternative route from the greater Denver area to Central City and Black Hawk, Colorado.
Central City is a prime location for the Company's latest venture because of the new parkway and because of the fact that the parkway goes through Central City before going through Blackhawk.
Central City and Black Hawk are historical mining towns situated adjacent to each other and located in the Rocky Mountains approximately 35 miles west of Denver.
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 Central City - Colorado Ghost Town
Founded in 1859, it soon acquired the reputation of being in the middle of "the richest square mile on earth." By the end of its second year, most of the placer gold was gone which forced hard rock mining into being.
Like most other mining towns of the era, Central City had its share of fires that ultimately resulted in brick being the material of choice with which to rebuild the town.
Not far from Denver, Central City is on highway 160 north of highway 40 west of Denver.
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 Central City Colorado - Boom and Bust Days - Page 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Central City's appearance today is very similar to how it looked over 100 years ago.
Central City is on Highway 160 35 miles west of Denver.
Central City is also said to be haunted by several restless spirits.
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 Central City Colorado Opera Program Guide
The Central City Opera Program is a unique advertising vehicle, reaching Colorado’s most affluent and educated arts audience throughout the summer.
This creates an inviting advertising opportunity in The Central City Opera Program; especially when it is considered that many in the audience keep their program as a lasting memento of their evening at the opera.
The Central City Opera Program is a rare and attractive advertising opportunity to reach an educated, affluent segment of Colorado’s arts community.
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 Central City Colorado Opera House Gold Mining Panning CO
Central City, Colorado - The "Richest Square Mile on Earth" is nestled in the Rocky Mountain foothills, just a short drive West of Denver with the ski areas located in close proximity to I-70.
Central City once was home to 40,000 gold miners, prospectors and residents after gold was discovered in 1859.
Central City is home to the oldest church in Colorado, St. James Methodist and several cemeteries dating back to the gold rush.
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 Central City, Colorado (Cities)
Central City pays tribute to its colorful western heritage with its preserved main street that harks back to the 1870s; the town is part of a National Historic District, and several tours of historic sites are offered.
The city is host to several summer festivals, including the Opera Festival which opened with Lillian Gish starring in "Camille" in 1932.
Central City and the nearby community of Black Hawk are best known for their casinos.
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 Colorado.com | Central City Colorado Travel and Visitor Information
The twin towns of Central City and Blackhawk in Clear Creek Canyon west of Denver are so close, it's hard sometimes to tell where one begins and the other ends.
Because of its newfound riches, Central City nearly became the state capitol.
Black Hawk has more gambling casinos than Central City, and many of the historic buildings are really historic storefronts attached to modernized structures.
www.colorado.com /city36   (246 words)

 babydoe.org - Central City, Colorado
Nevertheless, Central City plays two important roles in the story of the Tabors: the real Baby Doe spent roughly three years there between 1877 and 1880, just prior to meeting Horace, and the opera The Ballad of Baby Doe was given its world premiere there in 1956.
And it was also the focus of much civic celebration when, in early March of 1878, it was itself dedicated, with a series of performances that most certainly saw Baby Doe in the audience, accompanied by either her husband Harvey or her good friend Jacob Sandolowski, (aka Jake Sands), or both.
But, in the end, Central City today personifies the classic Colorado dilemma: urban development outcomes imposed on an extreme and sensitive rural environment, mixed with the clash of high and low culture in a setting straddling three centuries.
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 Black Hawk and Central City Colorado Casinos
Central City, once called the "Richest Square Mile on Earth," this historic old mining town is dotted with old gold mines and hundreds of Victorian buildings (see photo, right).
Black Hawk, "The City of Mills," is one of Colorado's oldest cities.
It is one of a number of towns that grew up in "Gregory's Gulch," the narrow ravine where Georgia prospector John H. Gregory first discovered lode gold in the western part of Kansas Territory in 1859.
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 Central City Colorado Casinos in Colorado Gambling in Colorado Gold Rush Towns :: Home ::
Central City is one of Colorado's most historic and entertaining cities.
Nestled in the beautiful Colorado foothills, it is just a 30 minute drive from Denver on the fast and easy Central City Parkway, exit 243 (Hidden Valley) off of I-70.
Whether you want to try your hand at gambling at one of Central City's six casinos or enjoy gold panning it's the perfect place for you.
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 Colorado HomeFinder | Buy Central City Colorado Real Estate
Colorado HomeFinder Central City REALTORS are hand-picked, experienced professionals who are experts in the Central City market and deliver world class service.
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 Susan Davis: Played Out, a Journey to Central City, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Central City loomed large in our family history: a huge gold strike about 30 miles west of Denver, the camp had been puffed by Horace Greeley in 1859.
Like every other hard rock mining town in the west, Central City was built on the grinding labor of immigrants and the ruination of land and water.
In Central City and Blackhawk, that placeness was a rich architectural history, and a vivid mythology of the old, wild West, laid down for more than a century by civic leaders, writers, artists and earlier tourism promoters.
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 Colorado HomeFinder | Sell Your Central City Colorado Home
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A Colorado HomeFinder REALTOR who is an expert in your Central City neighborhood can prepare a detailed market analysis to give you a good idea of what your home might sell for in today's market.
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 BICYCLE COLORADO - Central City Parkway Opens to Bicyclists
The City Council voted to lift the ban after months of study and education on bicycle transportation, recreation, and tourism.
This required bike route avoids the stretch of Parkway nearest Central City which lacks paved shoulders.
Until now, Central City has been known to bicyclists as a dead-end.
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 Colorado HomeFinder | About Colorado HomeFinder - Central City
Our agents are hand-picked, experienced professionals who are experts in the Central City market and deliver world class service using the latest technology.
By harnessing the power of new technologies, Colorado HomeFinder puts its clients in control of the home buying and selling process, yet ensures that the support, counsel, and expertise of experienced agents are available at all times.
Each time one of our Colorado HomeFinder clients closes on the purchase or sale of a home, we make a charitable donation to the Children's Miracle Network in the name of our client.
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 Welcome to Central City, Colorado!
Central City hosts Colorado’s best FREE 3-day outdoor concerts with breathtaking scenery, nationally acclaimed live musical performances, food and craft booths, vintage car shows, and more.
The Central City Opera House is gearing up for a great fall and winter season.
Click here for information on shuttle services to and from Denver and the surrounding areas.
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 TravelBank.com - Cultural INDEX - Central City Opera, Colorado
But it is during Colorado's glorious summer months that visitors to its mountain resort communities have the unique opportunity to experience classical music presentations in some of the most compelling and breathtaking locations in the country.
Central City Opera House Association CENTRAL CITY OPERA FESTIVAL One of the oldest and finest opera festivals in the United States, headlining artists from the Metropolitan San Franciso Opera.
A musical extravaganza with the complete Central City Opera Festival Orchestra and artists from the upcoming season, this year's Opera Pops program features the thrilling Offenbach trio from THE TALES OF HOFFMANN, the traditional and beloved duet from THE PEARL FISHERS and some Viennese pastries from DIE FLEDERMAUS and THE MERRY WIDOW.
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 Florist Central City, CO | $34.95 Flower Delivery Central City, Colorado | Florists in Central City, Colorado, (CO)
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 Relocation Central City CO Colorado, Moving + Jobs - City Guide
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 Chateau L'Acadienne bed and breakfast - Central City, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Chateau L'Acadienne (Big House of the Cajun) was built in the late 1870's during the height of the gold mining era.
Guests are treated to a beautiful view of the hills and mining district surrounding Central City.
To enjoy the accomodations, guests are invited to relax in the elegance of their boudoir or enjoy the panoramic views from the sitting areas outside the chateau.
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 Central City, Colorado Bed and Breakfast Inns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Inn is located on one of the most beautiful 2 acre sites in Central City.
The central location is a historians delight, with mountain roads, trails, railroads, ghost towns, sking nearby.
Downtown, mining history, Central City opera and gaming are principal attractions.
www.southwesterninns.com /ctrlcity.htm   (131 words)

 Central City, Colorado
Central City was once a booming gold mining town in the mountains west of Denver.
Its annual Opera Festival has been a popular attraction since it began in 1932 with Lillian Gish in "Camille".
Unauthorized duplication in part or whole without prior written consent prohibited by law.
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 Casino central city colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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 Central City Colorado Bed And Breakfast Inn Lodging Hotel CO
Located in the National Historic District of Central City, Colorado.
Listen to the wind in the trees, watch the stars at night from the hot tub, breathe in the clean air, observe the birds, smell the flowers in the garden and most importantly, leave your cares behind.
The space and privacy of a condominium with the personal touch of a B and B. Consists of two suites individually named for two famous Colorado mines, the Coeur d'Alene and the Hidden Treasure.
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