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).


Latest News

The Dolores County Commission is accepting applications for the distribution of Conservation Trust Fund (Lottery).
Dolores/Norwood Road will close December 7, 2023 for the season. There will be no winter maintenance!
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Public Notices

Commission sets date to select nominees The Twenty-second Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet via videoconference on April 15, 2024, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Dolores County. The vacancy will be created by the resignation of the Hon. Matthew G. Margeson. The vacancy will occur on June 1, 2024. 
Dolores County Commissioners will be accepting bid proposals for the Dolores County Courthouse Landscape project. Sealed bids must be received by no later than 04/22/2024 at 12:00am. Bids received after this date and/or time will not be accepted.Get More Information
Dolores County Road & Bridge Department will be selling to the highest bidder the following: 1997 United Built Semi-Tank Trailer S/N 1U9TK342HP060102 Hydraulic Driven Pump 6500 gallons Minimum bid $8,000 

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