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San Juan County, Colorado

US county information
NameSan Juan County
Largest citySilverton
US Area
Total Area388.29 sq mi (1005.7 km2)
Land Area387.42 sq mi (1003.4 km2)
Water Area0.86 sq mi (2.2 km2)
Population558 (2000)
Density0.6/km2 (1.4403/sq mi)
Time zoneMountain
Time zoneMountain: UTC-7/-6: -7/-6

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San Juan County is the least populous of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado in the United States. The county name is the Spanish language name for “Saint John”, the name Spanish explorers gave to a river and the mountain range in the area. The county population was 558 at U.S. Census 2000. The county seat and the only municipality in the county is Silverton.

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The U.S. Basin Forest Road in San Juan County, Colorado, takes you high above U.S. Basin, where you travel a ridge that's above 12000 feet in elevation. You can see the Million Dollar Highway...
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Dan Fogelberg ~ Nether Lands "Ah, Colorado. A big breakthrough in my writing occurred my first winter in the Rocky Mountains. I guess all the classical music I had absorbed finally found its...
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A photographic history of an Old West town; Silverton, CO. Bev Rich, head of the San Juan County Historical Society, tells why the local newspaper, the Silverton Standard & the Miner, was acquired....
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In these times of newspaper closings and sales, the Silverton Standard & the Miner has gotten a reprieve. When the owner of the Colorado newspaper, which has been part of the community for...
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The 35th Annual Kendall Mountain Run in Silverton, Colorado. Based upon the 1908 bar bet, this classic run to the top and back race features a 4000 foot climb up a jeep road in 6 miles to...
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Woods Lake, a new discovery for us, is found at the end of Fall Creek Road off Highway 145 between Placerville and Telluride. It has a beautiful campground, including a horse campground, hiking...
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Recorded June 12, 2010. I ride the gondola into historic Telluride, Colorado and visit Bridal Veil Falls. From:
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Guelaguetza 2013 Este 29 de julio se llevo acabo la octava del lunes del cerro, en su cuarta presentación, en punto de las 5:00. 11._ Representando la batalla entre dos grupos, los moros...
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Mt. Sneffels is one of the "14ers" of Colorado. A really awesome hike up with a bit of climbing at the end. In June there is still snow in a few places so crampons or at least an ice ax is...
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Resumes, friends and waterslides at OPALCO's scholarship and rally - Islands' Sounder Tweet this news
Islands' Sounder--This year, the three students from -San Juan County-, along with an OPALCO chaperone, will join with up to 100 peers from rural electric -co--ops in Idaho, Alaska, Oregon and Wyoming for a packed schedule of social and leadership bu - Date : Thu, 23 Feb 2012 21:26:39 GMT
2 robbers shot, killed in Orange Co. jewelry store - San Jose Mercury News Tweet this news
San Jose Mercury News--AP -SAN JUAN- CAPISTRANO, Calif.A worker shot and killed two people who tried to rob a jewelry store Friday, an Orange -County- sheriff's official said. Lt. Steve Doan said the robbers entered Monaco Jewelers around 11:30 am a - Date : Fri, 24 Jun 2011 23:33:34 GMT+00:00
Fourth of July brings benefits for businesses - Farmington Daily Times Tweet this news
Farmington Daily Times--FARMINGTON Businesses throughout -San Juan County- spent recent days stocking up for Independence Day, one of the busiest days of the year for many of them. Businesses looked forward to a strong weekend with July 4 ... - Date : Mon, 04 Jul 2011 07:17:53 GMT+00:00
Eagle County's peak obsession - Vail Daily News Tweet this news
Vail Daily News--Some people, like Schwietzer, have a goal he has four more peaks, Eolus, Sunlight and Windom in the -San Juan- Mountains, and Capital Peak, which he plans to save for last. Partly, he loves the challenge, both of meeting his overall goa - Date : Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:24:55 GMT+00:00
Water Usage Cut 16% Since '90 - Albuquerque Journal (subscription) Tweet this news
Albuquerque Journal (subscription)--Cohen's report, “Municipal Deliveries of -Colorado- River Basin Water,” looked at water use by cities that draw on the -Colorado- River and its tributaries for their supply. Albuquerque gets water from the -Col - Date : Thu, 23 Jun 2011 08:54:47 GMT+00:00
Orange County Set to Host Orangeman Half-Distance Triathlon - Tweet this news and -co--director Clegg Porter have worked tirelessly with officials from the municipalities of Dana Point, -San Juan- Capistrano and Laguna Niguel to ensure the best possible race course and conditions. "The race will utilize - Date : Tue, 21 Jun 2011 13:45:39 GMT+00:00
Public Meetings Being Held on Navajo Water Rights - ABQ Journal (subscription) Tweet this news
ABQ Journal (subscription)--However, the -San Juan County- Agricultural Water Users Association is opposed to the settlement in its current form. “We believe it will do irreparable harm to the basin,” association president Mike Sullivan said. The grou - Date : Thu, 23 Jun 2011 12:30:27 GMT+00:00
San Juan County students receve Nourdine Jensen scholarships - PNW Local News Tweet this news
PNW Local News---...- affordable electricity for the rural islanders of -San Juan County- and he believed in the cooperative model. In that spirit, the Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth Program was established to educate our youth about electric -co--ops - Date : Sun, 12 Jun 2011 20:13:48 GMT+00:00
BLM, Gold company exchange property near Silverton - Daily Journal Tweet this news
Daily Journal--AP SILVERTON, -Colo-. The Bureau of Land Management and Sunnyside Gold Corp. are exchanging property near Silverton. BLM field office manager Matt Janowiak says the deal will allow the BLM and -San Juan County- to preserve some of the his - Date : Wed, 15 Jun 2011 11:47:18 GMT+00:00
Cause of Ignacio fire examined - The Durango Herald Tweet this news
The Durango Herald--“I'm still trying to get it in my head that this really happened,” Naranjo said as he watched Los Pinos fire investigator Brandy Vega and counterparts from -San Juan County-, NM, come and go. “I lost everything - clothes, te - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 06:05:48 GMT+00:00

Municipalities and communities of San Juan County, Colorado

County seat: Silverton
Animas Forks * Eureka * Howardsville * Middleton * Needleton

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