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.

Community Meeting on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Gilpin County Community Center, 250 Norton Drive, Black Hawk, CO 80422. The meeting is to review proposed action maps from the U.S.Forest Service regarding dispersed shooting on USFS lands in Gilpin County. Click here for the flyer about the meeting.

The budget hearing for the Gilpin County Trustee will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Apex Building, 495 Apex Valley Road, Black Hawk, CO 80422. Documents are available for review in the Public Trustee Office at 203 Eureka Street, Central City, CO 80427. Click here for a copy of the posted document.

Gilpin County is pleased to announce that we are now a part of the Take Meds Back program. This program helps residents of Colorado safely dispose of unused and expired prescription medications. Safe disposal keeps meds like opioids, sedatives, and stimulants from being misused or abused. It also helps protect Colorado’s precious environment and wildlife. A permanent DRUG DROP-OFF BOX has been installed in the OUTER LOBBY OF THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE. The public can drop the permitted drugs off 24 hours a day. For a list of what can be placed in the drop-off box please click here . If you have questions, you can call the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office at 303-582-1060 from 8am to 5pm.

Retired United States Flag drop-off box is now located in the lobby of the Gilpin County Library. If you have an old U.S. flag that needs to be retired, place it in the box and the local Elks or DAR will collect them and dispose of them by using the proper flag retirement procedure.

NEW! Board of Gilpin County Commissioners Public Meetings Schedule is now being posted. Click here for the revolving schedule.    NEW! Meeting packets for the Commissioner's meetings are now available online. Click here to be taken to the Agenda website and the link to the packet information associated with that agenda.

Continenal Divide
Trees are pretty much over, but the Divide is a view worth seeing!

Photo courtesy of Deb Mestdagh

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Upcoming Holidays:
Most county offices will be closed Friday, November 10, 2017 for the Veterans Day Holiday. The transfer station will be closed Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Other Closures:
Passport Office will be closed Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Will reopen normal hours Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

   Gilpin County Departments and other links - Alphabetical Listing                                                                                   

Advisory Boards
Administration Office
Assessor/Property Records
Clerk & Recorder/Voting & Elections
Colorado 1st Judicial District Court (Gilpin/Jefferson County District Attorney Office )
Community Center
Community Development
County Commissioners
County Coroner
County Manager's Articles
CSU Extension
E-mail Retention Policy
Emergency Preparedness Guide
Emergency Services

Facilities Use Calendar
Fair Information
Finance Department
Gilpin Connect
Guide to Living in Gilpin County
Holiday Closures For Most County Offices - 2017
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
Trash/Slash Holiday Schedule 2017
Treasurer/Pay Taxes
Veteran Services

Victim Services
Visitor Info

Department Contacts
Contact Us
Courtesy Links
Department Information
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, D. Mestdagh.  All Rights Reserved.
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