Gilpin County

Gilpin County, Colorado

203 Eureka St
Central City, CO 80427
Phone: (303) 582-5321
Fax: (303) 582-3086
www.co.gilpin.co.us

In central CO, west of Denver; original county; organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Col. William Gilpin (1822-94), first territorial governor of CO (1861-62)

Area (sq mi):: 150.25 (land 149.87; water 0.39) Population per square mile: 32.90
Population 2005: 4,932 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 3.70%; 1990-2000 55.00% Population 2000: 4,757 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 4.40%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $26,148; median household $51,942; Population below poverty level: 4.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,222-$36,180
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 34.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jeanne Nicholson, an ardent supporter of public health and citizens of Colorado, and Colorado Senator for Gilpin County, moved legislation that supports the Community Oral Health Grants Program (SB13-261), held a Community Safety Forum in Conifer as well other local town meetings (e.g.
Irene Shonle, Colorado State University extension agent for the state's high-altitude Gilpin County, watches microclimates play out every year in her roses.
Gilpin County, where Black Hawk is located, earned a reputation as "the richest square mile on Earth" during the gold rush of the 1860s and 1870s, writes Patricia A.
In fact, Gilpin County residents had a slightly higher median household income than people living in other parts of Colorado.
The Coroner Protocol Review Committee Members included: Michael Doberson, MD, PhD, Coroner, Arapahoe County; Thomas Henry, MD, Coroner, Denver County; Thomas Bak, MD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; Mark Randall, Chief Deputy District Attorney, Jefferson and Gilpin County; Diane Balkin, Deputy District Attorney, Denver County; Patricia Brewster, Chief Executive Officer, Donor Alliance; and Sue Dunn.
Although employed by Jefferson County Public Health, Ann Marie Bailey's title is Gilpin County Public Health Coordinator where she works as the public health nurse for Gilpin County.
Since being employed in October 2009 as the Gilpin County Public Health Coordinator, Ann Marie Bailey, RN, MSN, has worked to implement the TRIAD Early Childhood Health Integration Grant activities for Gilpin County.
There is no supermarket in Black Hawk--or anywhere else in Gilpin County, for that matter.
To spark diversification, the City of Black Hawk has gotten into the development act, building a facility for a branch of the Credit Union of the Rockies, the first bank in Gilpin County for some time.
In addition to the six recipients, the 2009 Nightingale Finalists include Kathy Bunzli, Clinical Nurse Educator, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora; Susan Fagerlund, Patient Navigator, North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley; Cindy McCauley, Staff Nurse/Clinical Educator, Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins; Jeanne Nicholson, County Commissioner, Gilpin County, Black Hawk; Amiee Orf, Staff Nurse, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora; Marylou V.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Scotchgard Protector, a product of Minnesota-based adhesives company 3M, have named the Central City Opera House in Gilpin County one of five national, historical treasures to receive professional cleaning and treatment with Scotchgard products to preserve and protect the buildings.