Montezuma County

Montezuma County, Colorado

109 W Main St Rm 302
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-8317
Fax: (970) 565-3420

On southwesternmost border of CO; organized Apr 16, 1889, from La Plata County. The corners of four states, CO, AZ, NM, and UT, meet at this point, the only place in the U.S. where this occurs. Name Origin: For Montezuma (1479?-1520), Aztec Indian emperor of Mexico who was conquered by Hernan Cortez (1485-1547)

Area (sq mi):: 2039.97 (land 2036.63; water 3.34) Population per square mile: 12.20
Population 2005: 24,778 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 27.60% Population 2000: 23,830 (White 77.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 9.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 18.00%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,003; median household $32,083; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,490-$23,752
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 21.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Her doctoral focus is fall detection and management in rural home hospice in Montezuma County.
2] production operations in the Cow Canyon area of the McElmo Dome source field in Montezuma County, CO, and expand the approximately 500-mile Cortez Pipeline that transports C[O.
Sclater (1912) reported the presence of sage-grouse in Gunnison and Mesa counties, near Cortez in Montezuma County, and in the lower Trinchera Valley in Costilla County.
The valleys of Montezuma County, where Mr Sutcliffe produces his wine, are seeking recognition as an American Viticulture Area.
What began as an almost desperate experiment in Montezuma County, Colorado, has gone far beyond breathing life into the moribund local timber industry and restoring 7,000 acres of ponderosa pine forest.
McElmo Dome Field in Montezuma County, CO for $465,000; Elk Basin Unit in Carbon County, Montana for $450,000; Lost Soldier Field in Sweetwater County, Wyoming for $1.
In the dry, rugged corner of Colorado dubbed "Mesa Verde Country" by the Montezuma County Economic Development Council, most people make a living from ranching, farming or tourism.
The final program given was from Tim Reader, a forest products consultant with Montezuma County, Colo.
It holds a 49% interest in the Red Arrow gold mine, which consists of 800+ acres of fee lands and mining claim, located in Montezuma County, Colorado.
Sherrod has worked untiringly to develop innovative approaches to preventive care for underserved and low income children of rural southwest Colorado, including Montezuma and LaPlata counties Several years ago she wrote an initial grant to begin a small school based clinic at the alternative school in Cortez Through her vision, creativity, leadership, and unstoppable effort this program emerged and continues to sustain services for an important at risk population within Montezuma County Having developed this initial program, she then shifted her focus to La Plata County, and wrote grants for the 9R Durango School System to provide physical, mental, and dental health services to High School Students This program is now expanding to include the elementary school population.
The company's mining operations are carried out at the Red Arrow Mine, located in Montezuma County, Colorado.
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