|thejeromebuzz.com||Tuesday, June 28, 2016|
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Jeromes population: 329 residents (2000)
Elevation: 5,248 feet
Average daily maximum temperature: 69.2 F degrees
Average daily minimum temperature: 48.2 F degrees
Jerome is a picturesque town that clings precariously to the lofty slopes of Cleopatra Mountain. Directly underneath Jerome is a honeycomb of abandoned mine shafts and tunnels reaching thousands of feet into the mountain. Once one of the richest mining towns in the world, Jerome almost became a ghost town when the mine closed in 1953. Today, many resident artists make Jerome a flourishing artistic community.
The first mention of the Jerome mines occurred in 1582 when a Spanish expedition... Read more >>
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