Montrose County

Montrose County, Colorado

161 S Townsend
Montrose, CO 81401
Phone: (970) 249-3362
Fax: (970) 249-7761
www.co.montrose.co.us

On central western border of CO, south of Grand Junction; organized Feb 11, 1883 from Gunnison County. Name Origin: For the city, named for The Legend of Montrose, by Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), for the similarity of the surrounding country; also possibly an allusion to Montrose, Scotland.

Area (sq mi):: 2242.57 (land 2240.61; water 1.96) Population per square mile: 16.70
Population 2005: 37,482 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 12.10%; 1990-2000 36.90% Population 2000: 33,432 (White 82.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 14.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 9.30%). Foreign born: 5.60%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,158; median household $35,234; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,145-$24,658
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Montrose County seat (14,771)

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    Montrose County, Colorado Human Resources, through the Board of County Commissioners ("County") is soliciting proposals from insurance brokers/consultants qualified to perform and interested in providing the services related to the design, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the County%s employee benefits insurance programs.
    Sage-grouse were 'very common' winter residents of southwestern Montrose County (Warren 1909).
    As set forth in the agreement, Amicor will provide the Company with a geological review (the "Report") of Amicor's Bull Canyon and Martin Mesa properties in Montrose County, Colorado, pursuant to which California Gold may determine and identify the approximate locations and scope of geologic formations that could contain potential gold deposits on these properties.
    a Canadian company with offices in Lakewood that has received state approval to open the Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County.
    site located at 11948 6300 Road, four miles northwest of Montrose, in Montrose County.
    Mark Young, the Montrose County Coroner whose allegations were strongly criticized by an independent review board, is now the subject of a recall petition, Nikki Wheeler, Donor Alliance communications director, told Transplant News.
    At the Montrose County Fairgrounds, thisone-day contest attracts mostly local amateurs.
    The Buck property in Montrose County, Colorado and San Juan County, Utah is an area of earlier underground uranium mining in the 1950's at the northwest end of the Paradox Valley.
    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.
    Energy Fuels CEO Stephen Anthony says he is optimistic that the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment will approve the mill and that the lawsuit filed against Montrose County (with Energy Fuels as a related party) will end in dismissal.
    Good news with Montrose County s unemployment rate at about 9.
    com Address: Elm Street Perk, 117 West Elm Montrose, Colorado Organization Name: Montrose County School District RE-1J Email: kbagnara@mcsk.