Querida, Colorado

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Querida, Colorado
Town
Querida, Colorado is located in Colorado
Querida, Colorado
Location in Custer County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°07′34″N 105°20′04″W / 38.12611°N 105.33444°W / 38.12611; -105.33444Coordinates: 38°07′34″N 105°20′04″W / 38.12611°N 105.33444°W / 38.12611; -105.33444
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Custer County[1]
Government
 • Type ghost town
Elevation[1] 8,986 ft (2,739 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID 0203574

Querida (also called Bassick City) is a ghost town in Custer County, Colorado, United States.[1] The town was built to serve the surrounding silver mines, the most important of which was the Bassick mine. Querida is Spanish for "beloved."

Geography[edit]

Remains of the Bassick silver mine, Querida

Querida is located at 38°07′34″N 105°20′04″W / 38.12611°N 105.33444°W / 38.12611; -105.33444 (38.1261125,-105.3344427).[1]

See also[edit]

List of ghost towns in Colorado

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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