Idaho Springs is a city located in Clear Creek County, Colorado. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,889. It is on Clear Creek about 30 miles west of Denver. Gold was discovered during the Colorado Gold Rush and continued throughout the 19th century. It is on I-70, the main interstate west from Denver. As you pass through Idaho Springs the entrance of the Apex tunnel is visible across the canyon. This long tunnel drained and gave access to many lodes between Idaho Springs and Central City.
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Community Directory for Idaho SpringsInformation and links for business, government, schools, recreation, and local events.