Saguache County

Saguache County, Colorado

501 4th St PO Box 176
Saguache, CO 81149
Phone: (719) 655-2512
Fax: (719) 655-2730
saguache.org

In south-central CO, west of Pueblo; organized Dec 29, 1866, from Costilla County (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Saguache Creek, which flows through the county; from a Ute Indian word meaning 'blue earth,' or 'water at the blue earth.'

Area (sq mi):: 3170.25 (land 3168.44; water 1.82) Population per square mile: 2.20
Population 2005: 7,031 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 18.80%; 1990-2000 28.10% Population 2000: 5,917 (White 51.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 45.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 28.20%). Foreign born: 14.50%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $13,121; median household $25,495; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,260-$18,063
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Saguache County Commissioner Jason Anderson has secured a letter from the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) that announced the offering of a $40,000 grant for feasibility studies of the Saguache Airport, also the Leach Airport near Center.
A 4 AM (50,254) 12 Branch 825 NALC 4 AM (229,650) 13 Saguache County 5 PA (8,100,00) Credit Union AMAC (^) E&I (in dollars) (in dollars) 1 Eastern New York 0 (3,600,000) 2 People for People (290,219) 0 3 C.
SolarReserve LLC, a solar energy project development company developing large-scale solar energy projects worldwide, has received its final 1041 Permit from the Saguache County Board of County Commissioners for its two 100 megawatt solar thermal energy facilities.
Mikaila Holt, Public Health Nurse, Saguache County Public Health Department, came to the San Luis Valley through the Mennonite Volunteer Service Program after working in Chicago.
MEDANO-ZAPATA RANCH LOCATION SAN LUIS VALLEY, ALAMOSA COUNTY AND SOME IN SAGUACHE COUNTY, SOUTH OF THE SAND DUNES CURRENT OWNER THE NATURE CONSERVANCY TOTAL ACRES 100,000 (30,000 OWNED OUTRIGHT, 70,000 IN GRAZING LEASES) CURRENT USES OPEN SPACE LAND VALUE $6.
The Incident Commander then contacted the Saguache County Sheriff, who stated that Search and Rescue (SAR) would be sent out the following morning.
When the tiny Saguache County Credit Union, plagued by losses for several years, was finally liquidated last spring, its 3,185 members faced not having another financial institution in the area to serve them.
Recent sales have included a ranch in Saguache County, condominiums and homes in Florida, and a horse farm in California.
Two land trusts in Colorado plan to use ACEP funds to enroll 1,805 acres to protect critical Sage Grouse habitat in Saguache County and in the Upper Colorado River Corridor Priority Landscape located in Grand County.
In Colorado, the CEO of the $135 million Aventa is completing a March 30 NCUA-engineered purchase of the once-conserved Saguache County Credit Union voiced strong support for credit unions of his size to preserve small town credit unions wherever possible.
Weiss Ranch, a working cattle ranch of approximately 2,412 acres in Saguache County with Artesian wells and extensive surface water rights, will sell at absolute auction Thursday, July 12, with J.
One such credit union is the $20 million Saguache County Credit Union, headquartered in Moffat, Colorado.