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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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Airport Regulation Amendments

Proposed revisions to Fremont County Airport Rules and Regulations to be heard by the Board of County Commissioners at a Public Hearing on July 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Proposed Revision 1

Proposed Revision 1


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June 19, 2017

Chip Seal Road Closures

The Fremont County Department of Transportation will be conducting chip seal operations for 2017. The following is a tentative schedule:

CR 11 MM0 to MM5: June 21, 22, 26, 27 and 28, 2017
Acres of Ireland: July 5, 6 and 10, 2017 for 2.6 miles

All work will be within this schedule, weather permitting. We ask that motorists not park on the roads and to be patient while crews work to complete the project. There will be limited travel while operations are underway. We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time!
June 8, 2017

2016 Weed Manager of the Year

Fremont County Weed Management Director, Jana Rapetti, was awarded the "2016 Weed Manager of the Year” award by the Colorado Weed Management Association.

This award goes to an individual working in any facet of weed management who has done an outsanding job to further weed management in Colorado.
January 4, 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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