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.
Primary voters! Vote early in person or drop off ballots at Old Courthouse in Central City Monday-Friday 8-4:30, Saturday (25th) 9-1, Election Day (28th) 7-7. Drop-off boxes in Rollinsville and at Community Center. Complete primary voter instructions here.
Funding Request Information for the January-December 2017 Gilpin County Budget: Organizations that have received County funding in the past year received an email in June. This email included a 2017 budget request form due August 31, 2016, 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.
Free Senior Group: "Emotional Wellness: Let the Summer Bring Sunshine into your LIves. Monday, June 27, 2016 from 1pm to 2pm at the Public Health Modular. Click here for more information.
The new Emergency Preparedness Guide is now posted on the Sheriff's website. To see a copy of it, click here.
Two dates have been set for Emergency Preparedness Community meetings. The first will be June 22, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm in the Community Center and the second will be July 6, 2016 from 4pm to 5:30pm at the Library. Click here for a flyer on the Community Meetings.
The 2016 Fair Schedule is now available. Check it out and find a contest or two that you would like to enter - and there are several new ones this year - practice and come try to win a ribbon! Click here for the new County Fair site and more information!
Colorado Wild Orchids
Photo courtesy of Carol Takahashi
July 4, 2016, Monday, Independence Day.