Ophir Colorado land for sale
Looking to move to Ophir, Colorado? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Ophir, CO real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Ophir, CO is located in San Miguel County. It takes a lot of grit and good pair of ski goggles to live in Ophir, Colorado. It can feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere, but Ophir has high-speed internet. It’s kind of an interesting twist to it. But the community is an outdoorsy group of people, so I don’t know if it has the same effect here as it does other places where it locks people behind a computer screen. Ophir Pass Road is a 9.8 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Ophir, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Ophir is particularly Dogs friendly as well as all trails. Town of Ophir sits at approximately 9,700 feet surrounded by 13,000 foot peaks. The Town has 74 homes with roughly 180 residents. Once a bustling mining town, Ophir is now a family community filled with outdoor euthasists. The Town of Ophir is a beautiful 20 minute drive south of Telluride, Colorado. Gold was discovered in 1875 and the town of Ophir was established near these new discoveries. The town never grew to the size of some of its famous neighboring communities, but mining sustained a population in the hundreds for several decades. The mines were closing by 1910 and people started moving away. By the 1950’s just a few people still called Ophir home and by 1970 there was just a single remaining resident. Come join the renaissance age of Ophir, For hardy Mountain people this is as close to nirvana as it gets. Call Telluride Realty & Investment today to set up an appointment to take a closer look at Ophir with a trusted mountain real estate guide. (970) 728-3205.
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