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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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Feb 02
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Intergovernmental Worksession

Telluride Fire Station

EF - JM - AG

Feb 03
10:00 AM
  Outdoor Rec Working Group

JM Conf Call

Feb 04
9:30 AM
  BOCC Meeting

Miramonte Building - 2nd Floor

Agenda  Packet

Feb 05
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  San Miguel County Transit Committee

Miramonte Conf Room

Feb 09
1:30 PM
  Ute Indian Tribe Apology meeting

Fort Duchesne, Utah at the Tribal Administration Building



Feb 12 -- Feb 13
  CCI Committees


Feb 12
  Southwest Water Conserviation District


Feb 16
  County Holiday
Feb 19
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Telluride Airport Board Meeting

TRA Board Room

Feb 19
1:00 PM

Montrose Fairgrounds

Feb 19
6:00 PM
  West End Bike Alliance


Feb 24
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Sneffels Energy Board

Miramonte Conf Room

Feb 25
9:30 AM
  BOCC Meeting

Glockson Building - Summit Street

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event Thursdays 10am-4pm, Flu Clinics
$30 (intranasal available for children)
Dept of Health and Environment
333 W Colorado Ave, 3rd Floor, Telluride
No appointment necessary

For mailing addresses, please see individual department pages!


Miramonte Building
333 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, 2nd and 3rd floors [Map] exit

Assessor's Office, 2nd Floor
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

County Courthouse
305 W Colorado Ave, Telluride [Map] exit

Clerk and Recorder, 1st Floor
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] exit

Human Resources
Parks Supervisor
County Coroner
Food Bank

Norwood Glockson Building, 1120 Summit Street, Norwood [Map] exit

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

doc 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.