Eagle County

Eagle County, Colorado

PO Box 850
Eagle, CO 81631
Phone: (970) 328-8612
Fax: (970) 328-8716

In west-central CO, west of Denver; organized Feb 11, 1883, from Summit County. Name Origin: For the Eagle River, which flows through the county; the river was named for the bird

Area (sq mi):: 1691.80 (land 1687.88; water 3.93) Population per square mile: 28.20
Population 2005: 47,530 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 14.10%; 1990-2000 90.00% Population 2000: 41,659 (White 74.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 23.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 13.50%). Foreign born: 18.20%. Median age: 31.20
Income 2000: per capita $32,011; median household $62,682; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $37,769-$38,252
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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John Hickenlooper appointed Rachel Olguin-Fresquez to the Eagle County Court in the Fifth Judicial District.
The situation is no better in Eagle County, where, according to its most recent housing needs assessment, there is a shortage of about 4,000 units--a number that's projected to grow to 12,000 by 2025, said Jill Klosterman, executive director of the Eagle County Housing Authority.
Eagle County is home to Vail and Beaver Creek, two ski resorts attracting more than 3m visitors a year.
Events will be taking place in multiple locations across Eagle County, including the high-mountain terrain of the Beaver Creek resort and the town of Vail.
Aspen/Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains -- Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (EGE) (70 miles from Aspen).
Starting Hearts is an Eagle County nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of Sudden Cardiac Arrest victims in our community.
Poor weather, high approach and high surrounding terrain make Eagle County Regional Airport Vail a challenging runway ride.
Eagle County sheriff's officials said the man and another snowboarder likely triggered the slide after a friend on a snowmobile dropped them off at the top of Avalanche Bowl.
Moyers, who has been the airport director at Elko Regional Airport in Elko, Nevada, since 2005, was one of three finalists in a search to replace Greg Phillips, who announced last December that he was leaving Pangborn for Eagle County Regional Airport in Vail, Colo.
The promotion highlights the skiing and family activities offered in Vail and Beaver Creek , as well as the extensive service operated by American and American Eagle to the area through Eagle County Airport (EGE).