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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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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).
September 13, 2021
Bennet to Introduce Legislation Following 45-Day Comment Period Submit Feedback at Bennet.Senate.Gov/DoloresRiverProposal
August 31, 2021
There are currently no fire restrictions at this time.

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