Archuleta County

Archuleta County, Colorado

PO Box 2589
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Phone: (970) 264-5633
Fax: (970) 264-6423

On southern border, east of Durango; organized Apr 14, 1885 from Conejos County. Name Origin: For Antonio D. Archuleta, a CO legislator

Area (sq mi):: 1355.48 (land 1350.22; water 5.26) Population per square mile: 8.80
Population 2005: 11,886 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 20.10%; 1990-2000 85.20% Population 2000: 9,898 (White 80.10%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 16.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 11.00%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 40.80
Income 2000: per capita $21,683; median household $37,901; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,156-$20,122
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Pagosa Verde, based in Pagosa Springs, is completing exploratory drilling to determine the extent of geothermal resources for a $26 million renewable energy power plant in Archuleta County and has five other geothermal projects in development in the state.
Agriculture secretary, Tom Vilsack, said, 'With President Obama's action and the strong support of the Native American community and others throughout the region, this new monument will bring new economic opportunity to Archuleta County and the Four Corners region.'
Any relevant information may be directed to Detective George Barter of the Archuleta County, Colorado, Sheriff's Office at 970-264-8450 or the FBI's Violent Criminal Apprehension (ViCAP) Program at 800-634-4097.
The part-time chief informed selectmen by letter last week that he has been offered a full-time wildlife fire position in Archuleta County, Colo.
Southwest Colorado's Archuleta County grew by 46 percent, as did Colorado's Summit County (the Dillon-Breckenridge resort area).
Since the '90s, Parelli operations have boomed, serving more than a quarter-million customers around the globe, and becoming the fifth-largest employer in 12,000-resident Archuleta County.