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Garfield County, Colorado

US county information
NameGarfield County
StateColorado
SeatGlenwood Springs
Largest cityRifle
US Area
Total Area2955.76 sq mi (7655.4 km2)
Land Area2947.06 sq mi (7632.9 km2)
Water Area8.70 sq mi (22.5 km2)
Population55426 (2008 Estimate)
Density5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Named forU.S. President James A. Garfield
Time zoneMountain
Time zoneMountain: UTC-7/-6: -7/-6

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Garfield County is the eighth most extensive and the twelfth most populous of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The county population was 43,791 at U.S. Census 2000. The county is named in honor of United States President James A. Garfield. The county seat is Glenwood Springs.

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Some of my friends and fellow pilots talked me into taking my little 140 and landing in this field in Marble, Colorado. Their planes are far more powerful th...
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A pair of boy scouts from Davis County, Utah chopped down a tree that led to the deadly accident involving a motorcyclist on Saturday afternoon. The Boy Scou...
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The frenzy to power continued economic and population growth means drilling and fracking for oil and gas is no longer "out of sight, out of mind." Energy com...
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Here is another great video of the Coors Light Silver Bullet Train at The Western Reserve Model Railroad Museum.
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Colorado National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter Rescues Injured Paraglider. More military videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/okrajoe Colo. National Gu...
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So, I just took off from KRIL Rifle... ...when over the radio I hear... "Fast Eddie, is that you in a 140?" "Who's this?" "Don't Move" "Who IS This?" "Just.....
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Video Walkaround of my clean, classic Ford Bronco. Stock #10858 http://www.carbarn.biz.
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Edward Wilks and his 1946 Cessna 140 Tail-wheel airplane - This was Summer of 2006 when we were up flying just east of the Rifle Airport when, suddenly, a fi...
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These videos are little projects of mine. I did all of the piloting and videography, and then wrote songs for each "movie" and element and rendered them all ...
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Garfield County is at the heart of Colorado's natural gas gold rush. Residents there complain of air quality problems. Related Article: http://nyti.ms/eoXbtU...
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Fort Collins, Loveland receive money to make walking, biking safe for children - The Coloradoan Tweet this news
The Coloradoan--Coalition members include representatives from Bike Fort Collins, Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer -County-, city of Fort Collins, city of Fort Collins Police Department, city of Loveland, CSU -Colorado- Injury Control Research Center - Date : Mon, 28 Mar 2011 20:05:40 GMT+00:00
W. Colorado family sues Antero Resources over drilling impact - Bizjournals.com Tweet this news
Bizjournals.com--It's a new area for oil and gas operations in -Garfield County-, which has been a center for natural gas production for years, according to the -Colorado- Oil & Gas Conservation Commission. Al Schopp, Antero's vice presi - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 20:13:36 GMT+00:00
Carbondale Police officer was on duty at time of suicide - Glenwood Springs Post Independent Tweet this news
Glenwood Springs Post Independent--CARBONDALE, -Colorado- A Carbondale police officer who died of what law enforcement officials confirmed was a self-inflicted gunshot wound early Tuesday morning was on duty at the time, -Garfield County- Sheriff Lou Va - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 06:20:34 GMT+00:00
Suicide investigation closes Carbondale school - Glenwood Springs Post Independent Tweet this news
Glenwood Springs Post Independent--At the request of the Carbondale Police Department, the -Garfield County- Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident, which occurred in a vehicle in the parking lot between CRES and the Church at Carbondale on S - Date : Tue, 22 Mar 2011 15:19:09 GMT+00:00
Parole, police officers search for CAPS escapee - Craig Daily Press Tweet this news
Craig Daily Press--Bowers was serving prison sentences for attempted burglary in -Garfield County- and second-degree assault in Mesa County, DOC spokeswoman Katherine Sanguinetti said. Bowers had previously served sentences for criminal mischief and secon - Date : Fri, 25 Mar 2011 06:01:02 GMT+00:00
Farmers urged to grow grass for use as biofuel - Glenwood Springs Post Independent Tweet this news
Glenwood Springs Post Independent--In -Garfield County-, Williams continued, the situation is even worse, because ranching provides a negative income for many practitioners, meaning they have to get jobs off the ranch to keep themselves solvent. As for th - Date : Fri, 25 Mar 2011 06:11:30 GMT+00:00
Amonette case stalled over evidence processing - Citizen Telegram Tweet this news
Citizen Telegram--Morris requested a continuance of the case, Tuesday in -Garfield County- District Court, which Boyd granted, until April 26. Security costs for Amonette cost taxpayers close to $36000, while he was at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Ju - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 10:07:43 GMT+00:00
Community News Briefs - Glenwood Springs Post Independent Tweet this news
Glenwood Springs Post Independent---Garfield County- Public Health will be offering discounted adult immunizations at the Rifle 9Health Fair. Vaccines will be available for $10 each for any adults 19 years of age or older. Vaccines available include TDAP - Date : Wed, 23 Mar 2011 06:17:36 GMT+00:00
Lawsuit against Antero to be filed Thursday in Denver - Glenwood Springs Post Independent Tweet this news
Glenwood Springs Post Independent--A lawsuit against Antero Resources is set to be filed Thursday in Denver District Court, alleging that Antero's gas drilling operations on Silt Mesa forced a family to flee their own home and take up renting in anot - Date : Wed, 23 Mar 2011 05:59:24 GMT+00:00
Senior housing envisioned for former racquet club site - Glenwood Springs Post Independent Tweet this news
Glenwood Springs Post Independent---Garfield County- Senior Programs manager Judy Martin said she believes there is, or will be once the economy recovers, a need for more senior housing options in the area. “With the recession, a lot of seniors have had - Date : Wed, 23 Mar 2011 06:17:32 GMT+00:00

Municipalities and communities of Garfield County, Colorado

County seat: Glenwood Springs
CitiesGlenwood Springs * Rifle
TownsCarbondale * New Castle * Parachute * Silt
CDPBattlement Mesa



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