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.
Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in effect until further notice. Call the Sheriff's Office for more information at 303-582-1060 or click here to go the Sheriff's fire restrictions webpage.
POSITION OF IMPORTANCE: Gilpin County is seeking two individuals to serve on the Library Board of Trustees. Letters of interest must be received by November 9, 2016. Click here for details.
"Coffee with the Commissioners" is back! Starting October 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.- and the third Thursday of future months - in the fireside room at the Community Center. Click here for this month's topics.
Sample Ballots now online! Click here for election homepage.
Public Trustee Budget Hearing scheduled for October 25, 2016. Click here for more information.
2017 Budget Hearing schedule is set. Click here for copy.
NEW and Updated "Guide to Living in Gilpin County" is ready! Click here for a pdf copy.
The new Emergency Preparedness Guide is now posted on the Sheriff's website. Hard copies are available upon request or click on the link to download a copy. Click here.
Hunting season is here, be careful in the forests!
Photo courtesy of Deborah Mestdagh
Veteran's Day, Friday, November 11, 2016