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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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Notice of Public Hearing
NOTICE is hereby given of a public hearing to be held on the 13th day of May, 2014, at the hour of 10:00 A.M. in Room LL3 (Lower Level) of the Fremont County Administration Building, 615 Macon Avenue, Cañon City, Colorado, as required by the Water Quality Control Division, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, for the purpose of receiving public comments regarding the proposed adoption of Fremont County Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) regulations.

For further information, contact Fremont County Environmental Health, 615 Macon Avenue, Room 212, Cañon City, CO, 81212, or by telephone (719) 276-7460. A copy of the proposed FREMONT COUNTY ONSITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM (OWTS) REGULATIONS is available for review at Fremont County Environmental Health, 615 Macon Avenue, Room 212, Cañon City, CO, 81212 and on the Fremont County website at

April 17, 2014

Sheriff's Office Administration Hours
New Sheriff's Office Administration Hours
March 31, 2014

2013 Accountability Report
The Fremont County Board of Commissioners presented its 2013 Accountability Report during the March 25 meeting. This report includes information from most of the offices and department of the county. It is the Commissioners’ intent to be transparent and accountable to the citizens of Fremont County, and believe this report will assist in that effort. We hope you enjoy seeing the county’s accomplishments during 2013.
March 25, 2014

Fremont County, CO Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan - Public Involvement/Participation
Fremont County is in the process of developing the County's Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan. Community input and involvement is instrumental in the development of a mitigation plan update that truly reflects the perceptions and needs of Fremont County residents.

We have developed a community survey and would like as much input from Fremont County residents, businesses and interested citizens as possible. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey so that your ideas may become a part of the plan to make Fremont County a safer and more resilient county to natural hazards!

Community Survey Link

If you have any questions concerning this survey, please don't hesitate to contact Laura Johnston at or 303-312-8807.
March 3, 2014



Bobbie MillerFremont County Elected Officials named Wyatt Sanders as the Fremont County Employee of the Year for 2013.  Wyatt does a great job, and his co-workers notice and appreciate his contributions.  Wyatt has worked in the Building Department for over five years.  He is currently a Building Inspector.  As stated in his nomination letters:

“…consider the great job that he does, he goes out pretty much regardless of weather conditions…” 
“…taken it completely upon his own initiative to rewrite the new Fremont County OWTS Regulations…”
“…he was not asked or required to do this, he knew it was something that needed to be done so he started and finished it on his own!…”

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

Other nominees for this award: Francie Mattson, Payroll Coordinator; Erik Sebek, Facilities Technician; Marty Keen, Deputy Assessor; and Matilda Ahkeah, DHS Case Aide III.

Congratulations to all and job well done!

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

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