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Fremont County took its name from famed western explorer Captain John C. Fremont, "The Pathfinder," who, along with his scout Kit Carson, mapped the territory in 1843. Fremont County is nestled along the Arkansas River valley in south central Colorado at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Fremont County encompasses an area of 1,533 square miles and has a population of 47,426. Mild weather and beautiful landscapes make Fremont County a tourist attraction in all seasons. Towns such as Cañon City, Florence, Penrose and Cotopaxi reside within the County.

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Ways To Vote
The Coordinated Election is coming on November 7! All eligible voters have been mailed a ballot to the address on their voter registration. For more information on how and where to return your ballet, click here. October 19, 2017

Motor Vehicle Renewal Kiosk
The Fremont County Motor Vehicle Department will be adding a self-service Kiosk where you can renew your vehicle registration. For more information, view the document below.

Motor Vehicle Renewal Kiosk

Motor Vehicle Renewal Kiosk Information

October 18, 2017

EPA Brownfield Grant Application and Implementation Assistance RFP
Fremont County is seeking a qualified environmental consulting and/or planning firm to provide assistance with: (a) Securing United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and potentially other federal or state grants for the assessment, cleanup or redevelopment of brownfield properties within Fremont County, CO, and (b) implementation of environmental assessment, remedial planning, community outreach and other environmental or planning components of grants for which funding is secured. For more information, see the document below.

EPA Brownfield Grant Application and Implementation Assistance RFP

EPA Brownfield Grant Application and Implementation Assistance RFP

October 17, 2017

Free Flu Vaccination Clinic
Fremont County is sponsoring a free flue vaccination clinic on October 21, 2017 from 9AM to noon at 201 N 6th Street, Cañon City, CO. No appointment or reservations necessary. For more information, click here.
October 17, 2017

Fremont County Airport Hangar for Rent
Fremont County Airport has a corporate, heated hangar for rent. Daily and weekly rents are available. Contact main airport office at (719) 784-3816 for more information. To view a photo, click here.
January 13, 2016


Marty KeenFremont County Elected Official names Annette Ortega as the 2016 Fremont County Employee of the Year. Both her co-workers and the public greatly appreciate what an excellent job she does as the Office Manager for the Department of Transportation.

The nomination letter stated the following reasons for consideration for this recognition:

“…her dedication and hard work to obtain a large reimbursement for the County resulting from recent flood damage…” 
“…her helpful, patient and understanding attitude…”
“…her ability to maintain employee records and providing reminders on requirements…”
“…her commitment and persistence in accomplishing goals…”

Annette’s pride in Fremont County shows and her years of loyal service are commendable. The County is a better place with her as a part of it.

Congratulations and a recognition well deserved!

Check Out Past Recipients of Fremont County Employee of the Year Awards

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