Gunnison County

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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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Notes on the birds of the Elk Mountain region, Gunnison County, Colorado.
com, announced today that it has staked additional claims in Gunnison County, Colorado.
We plan to continue to work closely with Kobex and the local communities in permitting this 'world class' high-grade deposit which we believe will ultimately create substantial value for our shareholders and the Gunnison County, Colorado economy.
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.
We now have strong property positions within the Iron Hill-Powderhorn Property, located in Gunnison County, Colorado, the Wet Mountains Property, located in Freemont County and Custer County, Colorado, and now the Lemhi Pass District located in Lemhi County, Idaho, and Ravalli County, Montana," added Parnell.
The national opinion research firm, Public Opinion Strategies, conducted the survey of 300 residents throughout Gunnison County, Colorado.
In April, CREC announced it had staked approximately 4,000 additional acres in and around its recently acquired claims in the areas, known as the Iron Hill Property, located in Gunnison County, Colorado, and the Wet Mountains Property, located in Freemont County and Custer County, Colorado.
NYSE: ACI) announced today that it resumed longwall production at its West Elk mine in Gunnison County, Colorado, yesterday evening.
OTCBB: CALY) announced today that it has staked approximately 4,000 additional acres in and around its recently acquired claims in the areas known as the Iron Hill Property, located in Gunnison County, Colorado, and the Wet Mountains Property, located in Freemont County and Custer County, Colorado.
The West Elk mine, which is located in Gunnison County, Colorado, has been idle since January 28, 2000, when combustion-related gases were detected there.
NYSE: ACI) announced today that it has temporarily idled its West Elk underground mine in Gunnison County, Colorado, following the detection of higher-than-normal levels of carbon monoxide in a portion of the mine.
The Company currently focuses on rare-earth elements and owns a 100% interest in a group of unpatented mineral claims, the Iron Hill Property, located in Gunnison County, Colorado, and a 100% interest in a group of unpatented mineral claims including the Wet Mountains Property, located in Freemont County, Colorado and Custer County, Colorado.