Place:Central City, Gilpin, Colorado, United States

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NameCentral City
Alt namesMountain Citysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Coordinates39.802°N 105.517°W
Located inGilpin, Colorado, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Central City is a home rule municipality in Clear Creek and Gilpin counties in the U.S. state of Colorado, and the county seat of Gilpin County. The city population was 515 in the 2000 United States Census. The city is a historic mining settlement founded in 1859 during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush, which came to be known as the "'Richest Square Mile on Earth'." Central City and the adjacent City of Black Hawk form the federally designated Central City/Black Hawk National Historic District.

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