Teller County is named for Henry Moore Teller, who was a United States Senator from Colorado and United States Secretary of the Interior.
Created: March 23, 1889
Cripple Creek 1899 – present
County Courthouse – Cripple Creek
Location: 101 West Bennett Avenue / North 1st Street
Built: 1904 – 1905
Architect: A J Smith
Contractor: J E Devy
Description: The building faces south and is a two story two red colored brick structure. The base of the building is course stone. The south entrance has an arch with recessed door. On the second story are three large arched windows. A cornice runs below the flat roof line.
County Administration – Cripple Creek
Location: West Carr Street / A Street
Built: 1998 – 1999
Architect: AKA Partners, Inc.
Contractor: Rahil Construction, Inc.
Description: The building faces south and is a one story two red colored brick structure. The south front has an arched entrance with peaked roof with clock above. The roof line is flat.
North – Douglas County
East – El Paso County
South – Fremont County
Photos taken 20011