Sneffels, Colorado

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For the mountain, see Mount Sneffels.

Sneffels was a town in Ouray County, Colorado, United States named after Mount Sneffels.[1] It lay west of Camp Bird.


Mining era[edit]

Sneffels was founded in 1875 and named after the mountain it was built on.[1] The town peaked at 2000 people and grew largely between the mid-1880s until 1891.[1]

Modern day[edit]

Today there are scattered remnants and a few nearby residents.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Sneffels, Colorado". Retrieved April 9, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 37°58′31″N 107°44′59″W / 37.97527°N 107.74978°W / 37.97527; -107.74978