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Central City

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Central City is a city in Colorado.

Understand[edit]

Once called the "Richest Square Mile on Earth," this historic old mining town is dotted with the old gold mines and hundreds of Victorian buildings. More than a half billion dollars of gold was mined in the area and the town once boasted a population of 30,000. Today, there are 300 year-round residents. Along with Black Hawk, it is part of a National Historic District.

Get in[edit]

It is about a 45 minute drive from Denver. Most people take the Central City Parkway which is a 8.4 mile 4 four lane parkway that runs from Hidden Valley at I-70 Exit 243, straight into downtown Central City. takes 10-15 minutes depending on the weather

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  • Central City Opera House, [1]. The Countrys fifth oldest Opera Company that still performs to this day.  edit

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  • Fortune Valley Casino Hotel, 321 Gregory Street, [2].

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Get out[edit]

Central City is only one mile from Blackhawk, walking distance, just up the hill. There are shuttles that run between the towns also.




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