Gunnison County

Gunnison County, Colorado

221 N Wisconsin St Suite C
Gunnison, CO 81230
Phone: (970) 641-1516
Fax: (970) 641-7956

In west-central CO, west of Colorado Springs; organized Mar 9, 1877, from Lake County. Name Origin: For John William Gunnison (1812-53), killed by Indians while surveying for a proposed railroad

Area (sq mi):: 3259.75 (land 3238.81; water 20.93) Population per square mile: 4.40
Population 2005: 14,226 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 35.90% Population 2000: 13,956 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 30.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,407; median household $36,916; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,468-$26,581
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Besides offering great downhill trails, the park also offers the ability to connect directly from the Bike Park into the much larger network of 750-plus miles of single-track throughout Gunnison County. In 2018 Vail Resorts purchased Crested Butte.
Clay was arrested in 2007 for allegedly kidnapping and sexually abusing a woman in Gunnison County, Colo.
The first grant went to Gunnison County, which has challenged the U.S.
"I've been in wildlife conservation for 40 years, and I've never seen this kind of effort on a single species in such a small area," says Jim Cochran, Gunnison County wildlife conservation coordinator.
* In Colorado, the Gunnison County Electric Association will receive a $57 million loan to construct 33 miles of new distribution lines and make system improvements, providing service to 1,122 new customers in a three-county area.
Officials at Colorado's Gunnison County Airport have introduced new procedures designed to prevent collisions between aircraft and vehicles on the airfield.
The Cattleman's Days rodeo at Gunnison County is not the biggest on the circuit, but it's certainly one of the oldest, fulfilling a tradition in this mountain community which dates back 104 years.
As part of a project involving microclimate and vegetation near Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) in Gunnison County Colo., TopoView and the Solar Analyst were tested and used to build soil temperature maps.
In Gunnison County, Colorado, aspen occurs at elevations between 2600 m and 3400 m (Langenheim, 1962) where it may grow in mixed stands with subalpine conifers, commonly Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) and subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa), or as relatively pure aspen forests.
For example, Andrew Wilcox and John Harte focus on a specific place -- Gunnison County, Colorado -- and the ecosystem services on which the county relies.