City of Creede, A Colorado Town


We are a statutory town located in Southwest Colorado at the headwaters of the Rio Grande River. Creede is the county seat and the only incorporated town in Mineral County. Town Hall is located at 2223 North Main Street, at the base of Creede's iconic cliffs.  

Our mission is to provide citizens of Creede with high quality services while striving to protect our heritage and promote our cultural and economic well-being. 

This website is intended to promote access to information to government documents, services, and news. Please contact us if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions! 

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For more information regarding Mineral County and the City of Creede's COVID-19 virus updates, please click here or visit the mineral county website here.

In compliance with the state's "Safer at Home" order, the City offices will remain closed to the public until further notice. Appointments can be made by contacting the offices at (719)658-2276 or via email.

Due to COVID-19, City meetings are now handled remotely. The public is still able to attend from the comfort of their phone or computer! Click HERE to find out how.

COVID-19 Resources

What's New

March 3, 2021
Phase 1: Collection System I&I Improvements Project Summary
March 3, 2021
THE CITY OF CREEDE will be accepting sealed proposals for the installation of three (3) emergency backup generators through March 12th, 2021. All proposals will be publicly opened and read on March 15th, 2021 @ 1:00 PM.  Any proposal received after the above specified time will be immediately returned to the bidder unopened.
March 3, 2021
STREET CLOSURE: Please be aware that on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Main Street will be closed starting at Wall Street and continuing up to intersection of North Loma Ave. The street will be closed from 1PM until 6:30PM. Please move all vehicles prior to the street closure for the event. Thank you for your cooperation!  


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City of Creede- Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

Mission Statement: To provide and maintain infrastructure, facilities, community, environment, and services that ensure the health, safety, welfare, and quality of life for both residents, and visitors by balancing planning and freedom in order to maintain, and continue the authentic, historic community that is Creede. 

Vision Statement

  • To made Creede a sustainable place for year round families by emphasizing key areas of our community 
  • Operating, repairing, upgrading, and maintaining quality infrastructure.
  • Supporting staff in customer service, and daily operations 
  • Having an informed electorate, and general public with both modern, and old-fashioned correspondence
  • Highlighting and supporting key community, and economic drivers
  • Fostering both a business, and community friendly environment, while still applying our "Mission Statement"
  • Having open and cooperative relations with both local, and area governments