Where is breckenridge

What part of Colorado is Breckenridge in?

Summit County
The Town of Breckenridge is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Summit County, Colorado, United States.
Breckenridge, Colorado
Country United States
State Colorado
County Summit County seat
Established November 1859 as Breckinridge

Where is Breckenridge in relation to Denver?

The Breckenridge ski resort sits above and to the west of the town of Breckenridge. Breckenridge is located 80 miles (129km) west of Denver and 104 miles (166km) from Denver International Airport.

Why is Breckenridge so famous?

Home to the largest historic district in Colorado, Breckenridge’s rich and colorful history is full of gold finds and mining, exploration and adventure, brothels, saloons, booms and busts. Founded in 1859 by a small group of prospectors, the town’s Gold Rush brought droves of settlers seeking their fortunes.