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..
Old Courthouse in Central City starting Phase 2 of the remodeling project on Tuesday, January 16th. The Assessor's office will be moving up to the large second-floor room, the Clerk & Recorder will remain where they are as will Community Development. The Admin and Treasurer offices will be moving back into their original locations and all offices should be completely moved and ready to handle customers starting Wednesday, January 17th. The new offices are BEAUTIFUL and those of us in Phase I are very excited to move back in to our new surroundings. To be safe, if you are coming to the Old Courthouse, please call the office you want to visit directly and find out their current location and if you need assistance to access the office, they should be able to assist you or call Administration at 303-582-5214 to make arrangements.
Board of Gilpin County Commissioners Public Meetings Schedule is posted at this link. 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 (if available) associated with that agenda.
NOTE: Due to remodeling work on the Old Courthouse, BoCC meetings will be moving to the Central City Hall meeting space at 141 Nevada Street, Central City, CO 80427 until further notice.
The provisions of Ordinance #17-01 involving residential marijuana grows do not go into effect until January 1, 2018. The remainder of Ordinance #17-01 went into effect on 7-11-2017. Click here for a pdf of the Ordinance.
Special Preview of the new County Logo! Click here to see it.
Divide is snow covered!
Photo courtesy of Deb Mestdagh
Most county offices will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018 for the President's Day Holiday. The transfer station will be closed Sunday the 18th.