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.


Pair of Elk
Hunting season is here, be careful in the forests!
Photo courtesy of Deborah Mestdagh

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Upcoming Holidays:
Veteran's Day, Friday, November 11, 2016

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   Gilpin County Departments - Alphabetical Listing                                                                                   

Advisory Boards
Administration Office
Assessor/Property Records
Clerk & Recorder/Voting & Elections
Community Center
Community Development
County Commissioners
County Coroner
County Manager's Articles
CSU Extension
E-mail Retention Policy
Emergency Services

Facilities Use Calendar
Fair Information
Finance Department
Gilpin Connect
Holiday Closures For Most County Offices - 2016
Human Resources
Human Services
Info for Residents
Maintenance Department
Motor Vehicle Registration
Newsletter & Primer

Open Records Request Info - General
Open Records Request Info - Clerk & Recorder
Open Records Request Info - Criminal Justice/Sheriff
Parks & Recreation
Property Records
Property Tax Work-off Program
Public Health Agency
Public Notices - Admin
Public Notices - Clerk
Public Trustee/Foreclosures
Public Works
Senior Services Program
Shooting Range Project
Treasurer/Pay Taxes
Veteran Services

Victim Services
Visitor Info

Department Contacts
Contact Us
Courtesy Links
Department Directors
Elected Officials
Privacy Policies & Disclaimers

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The official website of Gilpin County, Colorado 
Administration 203 Eureka Street, Central City, Colorado. Mailing: PO Box 366, Central City, CO,  80427 /  303-582-5214  Photographs used in this site are courtesy of
 J. Simpson
, J. Ferguson, C. Mueller, C. Takahashi, N. West.  All Rights Reserved.
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