Clear Creek County Travel Facts

Time Zone
Mountain Standard Timezone
Founded
Clear Creek County Founded in 1861
Population
9,012 (2011)Land Area: 396 square miles
Average # Days of Sunshine/Year:
300 Days/Year(Along Colorado's Front Range)
Highest Elevation:
14,278 ft.(Gray’s Peak)
Lowest Elevation:
6,900 ft. (Clear Creek, Jefferson County border)
Average Altitude:
7,566 ft.
Highest Paved Road:
Mount Evans Scenic Byway(Highest paved road in North America)

Ski Resorts: 2

Scenic & Historic Byways: 2

Gold & Silver Mines: 4

Museums: 8

Microbreweries: 3

National Forests/Grasslands: 4

Fourteeners:4
(14,000’ Mountains)

Scenic & Historic Railways: 1

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