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).

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November 17, 2021
Notice of Public Hearing Before The Board of County Commissioners A public hearing will be held on: December 6th at 10:30a.m. at the Public Service Center in Dove Creek, for a Land Use Change. Said property is located approximately at: 60634 Hwy 491 Dove Creek, CO 81324 Applicant: Vaquero Ventures Management LLC
November 15, 2021
Dolores, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado Tres Rios Field Office is seeking the public’s input in reviewing its road and trail inventory in Dolores, San Miguel, and Montrose counties.
October 5, 2021
The Dolores County Board of County Commissioners will be presenting the Dolores River National Conservation Area (NCA) Legislative Proposal that will prevent a wild and scenic designation. The presentation is scheduled for October 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Public Service Center (8477 Rd. 7.7 in Dove Creek).

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