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.
Highway 119 CLOSURE on Tuesday, August 29th and Wednesday August 30th for repairs. Highway 119 will be closed near the Paradise Valley Estates Subdivision down almost to Apex Valley Road. Apex Valley is expected to remain open, and Dory Hill Road or Juniper Road to Hughesville Road are recommended alternate routes during the repairs. The road will be closed between 8am and 4pm both days but is expected to be open rest of the time.
Funding Request Information for the January-December 2018 Gilpin County Budget: Organizations that have received County funding in the past year received an email in July. This email included a 2018 budget request form due August 31, 2017, and the detailed policy, with guidelines as to what sorts of requests will be considered. The Policy Statement for Gilpin County Funding of Non-County Agencies and Programs may also be found on the county website at http://co.gilpin.co.us/Finance/FundingPage.htm . If you know of an organization that does not receive an email or needs more information, please call Gilpin County Finance at 303-951-3671.
NEW! Board of Gilpin County Commissioners Public Meetings Schedule is now being posted. Click here for the revolving schedule.
Bears are awake and hungry. Protect your feeders and trash!
Photo courtesy of Colorado Parks & Wildlife
Most county offices will be closed Monday, September 4th, for the Labor Day Holiday. The transfer station will be closed Sunday, September 3, 2017.