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Breckenridge is a town in Summit County, in the Silverthorne metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after John C. Breckinridge, who was vice president of the United States before swearing allegiance to the confederacy.
The latitude of Breckenridge is 39.481N. The longitude is -106.037W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 9,728 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,670.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Breckenridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Summit County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 80424 ZIP code.
19% of Breckenridge residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Breckenridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Breckenridge was $29,675, compared with $21,587 nationally.
56% of Breckenridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Breckenridge include Breckenridge Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Breckenridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $797. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,865.
Libraries in Breckenridge include South Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Breckenridge include Summit Daily News
Summit County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Breckenridge political report.
Breckenridge restaurants taking online reservations include Hearthstone Restaurant, Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant, The Cellar ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Breckenridge workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Breckenridge include Abbett Placer, Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center, Breckenridge Mountain Lodge, Great Divide Lodge, Liftside Suites, Lodge & Spa at Breckenridge, Long Branch Condominiums, Marriott Mountain Valley Lodge, Miners Candle Condominiums, Pine Ridge Condominiums ... More hotels.
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