Larimer County

Larimer County, Colorado

PO Box 1280
Fort Collins, CO 80522
Phone: (970) 498-7860
Fax: (970) 498-7830

On central northern border of CO; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Gen. William Larimer, a founder of Denver and prominent early settler

Area (sq mi):: 2633.86 (land 2601.30; water 32.56) Population per square mile: 104.50
Population 2005: 271,927 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 8.10%; 1990-2000 35.10% Population 2000: 251,494 (White 87.50%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 8.30%; Asian 1.60%; Other 6.40%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 33.20
Income 2000: per capita $23,689; median household $48,655; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,274-$32,037
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fort Collins County seat (126,967)
  • Loveland (57,784)
  • Windsor (13,832)

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    US 34 west of Drake remains closed for a two-mile stretch, so motorists on US 34 will use Larimer County Road 43 to travel between Loveland to Estes Park.
    Larimer County Commissioners said the operation will occupy 123 acres of land owned by LRM on Larimer on County Road 54G, a half mile west of Taft Hill Road, across the street from the Plantorium nursery and adjacent to Kintzley Plaza, according to the North 40 News.
    Thanks to Larimer County Department of Natural Resources (www .
    The young company regularly donates coffee to charitable community groups and events, including the Larimer County Food Bank and Autism Awareness Day.
    Police say he made indirect threats to Front Range Community College's Larimer County campus.
    George was born in Salida in 1907, and the Spaulding family moved to Bellvue in Larimer County about 1910.
    The two missing and presumed dead individuals from Larimer County are now listed under missing .
    In neighboring Larimer County, officials put the number of evacuees yet to be reached at roughly 1,000.
    In all seven people have died, including three in Boulder County, two in El Paso County and two missing presumed dead in Larimer County, said the Colorado Office of Emergency management (COEM) in its latest update.
    A woman was missing and presumed dead after witnesses saw floodwaters from the Big Thompson River destroy her home in the Cedar Cove area, Larimer County sheriff's spokesman John Schulz said.
    The latest casualty is an 80-year-old woman who was injured and couldn't get out of her home, the Denver Post quoted John Schulz, spokesman for the Larimer County sheriff's department, as saying.
    Larimer County spokesman John Schulz said that there are thousands of people in the county stranded and waiting for help.