San Miguel County encompasses a diverse region ranging from the rugged mountain resort communities of Telluride and Mountain Village to the arid ranching communities of the county's west end, Norwood and Egnar. A colorful history and unsurpassed scenic beauty are the hallmarks of San Miguel County, Colorado.
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Assessor's Office, 2nd Floor
333 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, 2nd and 3rd floors [Map]
Attorney's Office, 3rd Floor
Building Department, 3rd Floor
Commissioners Office, 3rd Floor
Environmental Health, 3rd Floor
Geographic Info Systems/Mapping, 2nd Floor
Information Technology, 2nd Floor
Open Space & Recreation, 3rd Floor
Planning Department, 3rd Floor
Public Health Office, 3rd Floor
Social Services, 3rd Floor
Clerk and Recorder, 1st Floor
305 W Colorado Ave, Telluride [Map]
Dept of Motor Vehicles, 1st Floor
Elections, 1st Floor
Treasurer, 1st Floor
Combined Courts, 2nd Floor, (970) 728-3891
Juvenile Diversion, 1st Floor
County Annex, 335 W Colorado Ave, Telluride [Map]
Norwood Glockson Building, 1120 Summit Street, Norwood [Map]Finance Department
Road & Bridge Department
Weed Control Program
Cooperative Extension CSU
County Sheriff and Jail, 684 County Road 63L, Telluride [Directions]
Veterans Services Officer (CVSO): Jim Botenhagen, (970) 728-4501
A San Miguel County toll-free number is available for constituents outside of Telluride's local calling area. Please contact the Commissioner's Office at (970) 728-3844 for the number.
Facts about San Miguel County
Profile and demographics (Includes income/housing/school enrollment and employment info.)
How large is the county?
1287 square miles, stretching from the San Juan Mountains in the east to the Utah border to the west.
What is the approximate population?
What is the percentage of public lands in the county?
66% Federal and State owned lands.
What US Congressional District is the county in?
Third District, Scott Tipton
What State Congressional Districts?
House District 58
Senate District 6
What towns are in the county?
Telluride (county seat), Mountain Village, Ophir, Sawpit and Norwood. Other communities include Placerville, Egnar and Slickrock.
Does the county belong to any lobbying groups?
The county belongs to the National Association of Counties and Colorado Counties, Inc. Annual dues in 2013 were: NACo - $400, CCI - $11,312.
- Telluride Visitor's Center
- Telluride Ski and Golf Resort
- Norwood Chamber of Commerce
- Current Weather Conditions
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- Town of Telluride
- Town of Mountain Village
- Town of Norwood
- City of Montrose
- Montrose County
- Ouray County
- Dolores County
- Colorado office of the Bureau of Land Management
- Rocky Mountain Region of the US Forest Service
- 2010 US Census Bureau
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