Silverthorne, Colorado Facts:
- County: Summit
- Coverage Area (Total): 3.2 sq. miles
- Elevation: 9,035 ft.
- Population: 3,876
- Cities/Towns covered in local Names and Numbers Phone Book: Alma, Blue River, Breckenridge, Como, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Fairplay, Frisco, Hartsel, Jefferson, Keystone, Kremmling, Leadville, Montezuma, Peak Seven West, Silverthorne, Twin Lakes
The town of Silverthorne was incorporated in 1967 and is situated between the Gore Range and the Continental Divide. Over the years, the town transformed from a makeshift construction camp for workers building the Dillon Dam in 1961 to a full-service community for local residents. Two of Silverthorne's more popular establishments include the Nordic Center (for Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing only) and Raven Golf Course.
Silverthorne maintains a variety of attractions including: