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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Additional funding for this project has been secured from the Town of Crested Butte Sales Tax Fund, the Center for the Arts, and Gunnison County Metropolitan Recreation District.
Clay was arrested in 2007 for allegedly kidnapping and sexually abusing a woman in Gunnison County, Colo.
Officials for Gunnison County, as well as Colorado state officials, are opposing the request, the paper said, while Delta County representatives have remained neutral.
The first grant went to Gunnison County, which has challenged the U.
Tourism is a major economic driver and primary industry for Gunnison County, " says Jeff Moffett, board president of Gunnison and Crested Butte Tourism Association.
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, the Gunnison County Electric Association will receive a $57 million loan to construct 33 miles of new distribution lines and make system improvements, providing service to 1,122 new customers in a three-county area.
Officials at Colorado's Gunnison County Airport have introduced new procedures designed to prevent collisions between aircraft and vehicles on the airfield.
The Cattleman's Days rodeo at Gunnison County is not the biggest on the circuit, but it's certainly one of the oldest, fulfilling a tradition in this mountain community which dates back 104 years.
Our understanding of aspen community dynamics and succession in Gunnison County comes from static studies inferring community change through stand characteristics such as the species presence and their size-class distributions (Langenheim, 1962; Morgan, 1969).
Three earlier reports of crystallized anatase describe dark blue pyramidal crystals to 1 cm in thin veins in dioritic rock from Gunnison County (Larsen and Hunter, 1914); microcrystals as much as 0.
In Colorado these include the Powderhorn Property in Gunnison County, and Wet Mountain Property in Fremont and Custer Counties.