Welcome to the County of Gilpin Website
Gilpin County is a rural community in
Colorado’s high country, neighboring the Continental Divide, yet less than an hour west of downtown Denver. Residents enjoy a quality of life enhanced by the vast recreational opportunities offered by Golden Gate State Park, the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, the limited-stakes gaming in Black Hawk and Central City, a state-of-the-art
recreation center and fairgrounds, low taxes and financially secure local government.
Below are links to topics that might be of interest.
GILPIN CONNECT, a new service for residents. Call 303-582-9200 to schedule a ride, get more information or click here for a flyer.
The Gilpin County Passport Office will be closed July 29 and August 5, 2015, and will open for regular Wednesday business hours on August 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Old Courthouse in Central City. Information about passports is available at travel.state.gov or 1-877-487-2778.
23rd Annual Gilpin County Fair is coming August 15 & 16, 2015. Mardi Gras BULLS & BEADS, contests galore, free rides, safety information, vendors, food, and the Central City Gunslingers. Click here for full information.
Coffee with the Commissioners has been cancelled for July and August. They will resume in September. Keep an eye out here for the notice of the next Coffee.
Funding Request Information for the January-December 2016 Gilpin County Budget: Organizations that have received county funding in the past year received an email in June. This email included a 2016 budget request form due August 31, 2015, and the detailed policy, with guidelines as to what sorts of requests will be considered. The Policy Statement for Gilpin County Funding of Non-County Agencies and Programs may also be found on the county website at http://co.gilpin.co.us/Finance/FundingPage.htm . If you know of an organization that does not receive an email or needs more information, please call Gilpin County Finance at 303-951-3671.
Osprey taking a fish home for dinner!
Photo courtesy Deb Mestdagh
Upcoming Holiday Hours:
Labor Day Holiday, September 7, 2015