Gunnison County

Gunnison County, Colorado

221 N Wisconsin St Suite C
Gunnison, CO 81230
Phone: (970) 641-1516
Fax: (970) 641-7956
www.co.gunnison.co.us

In west-central CO, west of Colorado Springs; organized Mar 9, 1877, from Lake County. Name Origin: For John William Gunnison (1812-53), killed by Indians while surveying for a proposed railroad

Area (sq mi):: 3259.75 (land 3238.81; water 20.93) Population per square mile: 4.40
Population 2005: 14,226 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 35.90% Population 2000: 13,956 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 30.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,407; median household $36,916; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,468-$26,581
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Tourism is a major economic driver and primary industry for Gunnison County, " says Jeff Moffett, board president of Gunnison and Crested Butte Tourism Association.
Sclater (1912) reported the presence of sage-grouse in Gunnison County, as did Warren (1916) who reported sage-grouse were rare in the Elk Mountain region of Gunnison County and did not occur much farther up the East River than Jack's Cabin.
I've been in wildlife conservation for 40 years, and I've never seen this kind of effort on a single species in such a small area," says Jim Cochran, Gunnison County wildlife conservation coordinator.
In Colorado these include the Powderhorn Property in Gunnison County, and Wet Mountain Property in Fremont and Custer Counties.
In Colorado, these claims include the Powderhorn Property in Gunnison County, and Wet Mountain Property in Fremont and Custer Counties.
This is a big problem for Gunnison County where the big economic drivers are Crested Butte Ski Area, Gunnison/Crested Butte Airport, Western State College and agriculture.
com, announced today that it has staked additional claims in Gunnison County, Colorado.
Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) conducted a mock safety drill today at Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine in Gunnison County, Colo.
Our 2011-12 drilling programs will test new areas that we acquired beginning with the Powderhorn, Rudolph Hills and Grand Slam properties located in Gunnison County, Colorado.
Joe Higgins of Mesa County Partners and Tina McGuinness of Gunnison County Partners of Colorado just returned from a two week trip to Tbilisi, Georgia to train the first case managers for the program, as well as implement the best practices in mentoring used by the Partners Mentoring Association in Colorado.
USE") that gives TCUSA an option to acquire up to 75% in USE's Lucky Jack molybdenum property in Gunnison County, Colorado.