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san miguel county

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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doc 2015 Preliminary County Budget

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More News, RFPs, & Current Issues

Nov 20 -- Nov 29
  EF Out
Nov 26 -- Dec 02
Nov 27
  County Holiday
Nov 28
  County Holiday
Dec 01 -- Dec 03
  CCI Winter Conf


Dec 04
9:00 AM
  SMRHA Meeting

West Wing, Conference Rm


Dec 09
9:30 AM
  BOCC Regular Meeting

County Meeting Room, Miramonte Building, Telluride

Dec 09
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Southwest Basin Roundtable

Colorado Water Plan
Placerville Schoolhouse


Dec 10 -- Dec 15
  MH Out
Dec 10
9:30 AM
  Planning Commission

County Meeting Room, Miramonte Building, Telluride

Dec 10
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  BOCC Special Meeting

SMVC Land Use Application: Deep Creek Mesa and Mill Creek PUDs and Rezoning of the parcels


Dec 11 -- Dec 15
  LB Out
Dec 11
10:00 AM
  Public Land Partnership



Dec 11
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Colorado Flights Alliance

Cosmo Wine Cellar


Dec 11
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  San Miguel Watershed Coalition

Wilkinson Library


Dec 12
1:00 PM
  Gunnison Sage Grouse County Coalition

Montrose Friendship Hall


Dec 17
9:30 AM
  BOCC Regular Meeting

County Meeting Room, Miramonte Building, Telluride

Dec 18
  Holiday Staff Party

Placerville Schoolhouse

Dec 18
12:00 PM
  Airport Board

Telluride Airport


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event Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
Join us for a free fun holiday walk/run!
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event County Offices closed Thursday and Friday, November 27-28

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.