Dolores County

Dolores County, Colorado

PO Box 608
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Phone: (970) 677-2383
Fax: (970) 677-2815

On southwestern border of CO, south of Grand Junction; organized Feb 19, 1881 from Ouray County. Name Origin: For the Dolores River, which runs through it; from Spanish Rio de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores, ' River of Our Lay of Sorrows.'

Area (sq mi):: 1068.09 (land 1066.97; water 1.13) Population per square mile: 1.70
Population 2005: 1,827 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 22.60% Population 2000: 1,844 (White 92.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 42.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,106; median household $32,196; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,180-$24,384
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 25.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Starr previously served as Dolores County Attorney on a contract basis while in private practice.
The Paradox Community Trust has invited applications for technical support from small enterprises and local entrepreneurs sited in select communities of the Paradox Basin region, including western San Miguel County, Egnar, Norwood and Redvale, western Montrose County, Naturita, Nucla, Paradox and portions of Dolores County, Rico and Dove Creek.
Rogers (1964) reported that sage-grouse hunting was closed in Dolores County in 1960.
The Loan proceeds will be used by the Company for the acquisition of certain private surface and mineral rights (including patented claims) that include the Silver Creek molybdenum project and other copper-gold occurrences located in the Pioneer Mining District, Dolores County, Colorado approximately 20 miles southwest of Telluride and just east of Rico.
com Address: 28000 Road T Dove Creek, Colorado Organization Name: Dolores County Sheriff's Office Email: sheriffmartin@ceturytel.