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.

Gilpin County under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions effective March 19! For more information please click here for Sheriff's Fire Restriction page.
Other Counties and National Forests are also under restrictions.
For a map of those counties and the restriction level they are at please click here.
For more information on fire restrictions in Arapahoe and Roosevelt National Forests click here.

Coffee with the Commissioners at the Community Center, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

County Manager Roger Baker will be retiring April 25, 2017. Please click here for press release.

Cardiac Risk Assessment. Free on March 28th at the Public Health Modular. Click here for more information.

Gilpin and Clear Creek counties are seeking a joint representative on the Jefferson Center for Mental Health Board of Directors.  Want to help improve mental health services in your community? Please click here for more information.

Gilpin County is looking for a new website design. If you or your company is interested, please click on the link for the Request for Proposal document. Deadline is March 31, 2017.


Overview of Tolland Road looking east
Overview of Tolland Road!

Photo Courtesy of Marc Gulliani

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Upcoming Holidays:
Most county offices will be closed Friday, April 14, for Easter. The transfer station will be closed Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Other Closures:

   Gilpin County Departments and other links - 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 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 Directors
Elected Officials/Dept. Heads
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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