Querida, Colorado

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Querida, Colorado
Querida, Colorado is located in Colorado
Querida, Colorado
Location in Custer County and the state of Colorado
Querida, Colorado is located in the United States
Querida, Colorado
Querida, Colorado (the United States)
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
CountyCuster County[1]
Government
 • Typeghost town
Elevation8,986 ft (2,739 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
GNIS feature ID0203574

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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