Dolores County, Colorado
Dolores County encompasses 1,064 square miles, mostly high mesas and narrow valleys in the western portion. The eastern portion is high mountains. The elevation in Dolores County ranges from 5,900 feet in Disappointment Valley to 14,046 feet on Mount Wilson. Dolores County had a population of 1,890 in 2005. Approximately 700 live inside the city limits of Dove Creek, while the remaining live outside the city limits (approximately 880), or in the Rico/Dunton area (300).
May 8, 2023
The lower half of Cottonwood Road is closed until further notice due to a mudslide. Note that the Dolores/Norwood Road will remain closed until at least May 15.
May 8, 2023
The Cabin and Ferris Campgrounds are now open.
May 2, 2023
Durango, Colo., May 1, 2023 – The San Juan National Forest will begin selling permits for personal-use firewood cutting and other miscellaneous products on May 1st.
March 14, 2023
The Dolores County Commission is accepting applications for the distribution of Conservation Trust Fund (Lottery). Those organizations wishing to be considered for funds must submit their written request with amounts requested: To Dolores County Commission P.O. Box 608, Dove Creek, CO 81324, or drop it by the Commissioners Office at 409 N. Main Street, No later than May 10, 2023.
February 9, 2023
RESOLUTION NO. 2-23-02 THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE COUNTY OF DOLORES STATE OF COLORADO A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN UPDATED FEE SCHEDULE FOR COUNTY ACTIONS AND APPLICATIONS
December 7, 2021
A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE CORTEZ JOURNAL AS THE NEWSPAPER FOR ALL OFFICIAL PUBLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY TO USE THE COUNTY WEBSITE AS MEANS OF PROVIDING NOTICE OF COUNTY PUBLIC MEETINGS AND AGENDAS PURSUANT TO CRS 24-6-402(2)(III) WAS ADOPTED AND RECORDED ON DECEMBER 6, 2021 AT A REGULARLY HELD MEETING OF THE DCBOCC.
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