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Currently, no Fire Ban restrictions are in effect.


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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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Primary Election Results

For the unoffical Primary Election results, click on the following links:
June 28, 2016

Fremont County unofficial results

Colorado state-wide unoffcial results

Chip Seal Notice
Fremont County DOT crews will be conducting paving operations on the following dates and roads:

June 27-30 on County Road 28. There will be no road closure, but traffic will be restricted to one lane.

July 6, 7 and 11 on County Road 1A.

July 13-14 on North and South Broadway in Penrose.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation during these times. Please be considerate of County crews and slow down when traveling in these areas as safety is a priority. These are your tax dollars hard at work and we thank you!

Fremont County Department of Transportation
June 23, 2016

DOT Sixth Annual Equipment Road-e-o
The Fremont County Department of Transportation to host its 6th Annual Equipment Road-e-o at Pathfinder Park on Thursday, August 4th, at 8:00 a.m. See flyer for more details.
June 21, 2016

Brick Engraving Dedication at Veterans Memorial Wall
The Fremont County Veterans Office invites you to celebrate the next brick engravings at the Veterans Memorial Wall. The dedication is Saturday, July 2nd, at 10:00 a.m., at the War Memorial Park located at the Fremont County Airport. All are welcome to attend.
We Love Our Veterans!
June 14, 2016

Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance-Adopted

The Ordinance was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners at the April 12, 2016 meeting and became effective on April 17, 2016.
April 20, 2016

  Home Cultivation of Marijuana Ordinance

2015 Fremont County Accountability Report

April 19, 2016


2015 Fremont County Accountability Report

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

Fremont County Airport Public Notice: DBE Program

Fremont County, Colorado has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26.

The County has established an overall goal of 3.46% of the Federal financial assistance it will receive for improvements to the Fremont County Airport. The County estimates it will meet this goal entirely through race-conscious measures.

The program and rationale used in developing the goal are available for review during normal business hours at: Fremont County Building, 615 Macon Avenue, Canon City, Colorado 81212. The program and rationale will be available for review for 30 days following the date of this publication. The Sponsor and FAA Civil Rights Office will take comments on the program and rationale for 45 days following the date of this publication. Comments should be sent to the County at the address listed above or to: FAA Civil Rights Office, AWP-9, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2007.
January 12, 2016


Marty KeenFremont County Elected Officials named Janis DeCino as the 2015 Fremont County Employee of the Year. Both her co-workers and the public greatly appreciate what an excellent job she does as the Recording Assistant Director.

As stated in her nomination letters:

“…always pleasant, hard-working, meticulous, and considerate…” 
“…shows compassion and empathy for all she encounters…”
“…attention to detail, exceeds expectations, an inspiration to others…”
“…has the patience and willingness to share the knowledge she has acquired…”

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

Congratulations and job well done!

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

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