Named after the creek that runs through the county, Clear Creek County was created by the Colorado legislature on Nov. 1, 1861. It was one of the 17 original counties created in Colorado. Clear Creek County is located 14,000 feet above sea level and was a major site of gold and silver mining in the 1850s.
Clear Creek County is the location of several national protected areas. Pike National Forest, Roosevelt National Forest, James Peak Wilderness, and Mount Evans Wilderness can all be found in Clear Creek County. The county also offers many scenic walking, hiking, and biking trails.
The current population in Clear Creek County is 9,187 citizens. The veteran population is around 903. The current median household income is $67,259, and the median housing cost is $268,500.
Veterans are offered burial, memorial, health, VA compensation, and pension benefits. Property tax exemption is available to disabled veterans in Clear Creek County. For those that qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in the actual value of their primary residence will be exempt.
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Property Search in Clear Creek County
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We are currently updating this property search. Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 or information on VA approved properties in Clear Creek County.
VA Loan Approved Condos
Post 7563 Stanley Nelson Post
2935 Lump Gulch Rd
Black Hawk, CO 804224310
Phone: (303) 258-8604
Meeting Location & Time
2935 Lump Gulch Road
Black Hawk, CO 80422
5:30 PM 4th Tuesday
Quartermaster: Teodoro Dominguez
Commander: Michael Ikeler
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Clear Creek County
- Single Family: $575
- Condominium: $575
- Duplex Family: $600
- Triplex Family: $625
- Fourplex Family: $650
- Repair Certification: $100
An additional fee of $50 is included in the above appraisals for the completion of the 1004MC form. This form is required for all VA appraisals, to include liquidation appraisals. Call VA Home Loan Centers for more information at 888-573-4496.
- Colorado VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/colorado-va-home-loan-limits/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/