About Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte is a Home Rule Municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. A former coal mining town now called "the last great Colorado ski town," Crested Butte is a destination for skiing, mountain biking, and a variety of other outdoor activities. The population was 1,487 at the 2010 census. The Colorado General Assembly has designated Crested Butte the wildflower capital of Colorado.

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Crested Butte Facts

  • Population Total: 1487
  • Square Miles: 0.7
  • Area Code: 970
  • Elevation: 8909
  • Postal Codes: 81224 & 81225 ( ; PO Box ; )
  • Timezone: Mountain
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