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No fire ban is in effect.

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Tourism Council


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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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Public Notice: 2018 Material Bids
The Fremont County Department of Transportation will be accepting sealed bids on 2018 projects. Bids must be submitted on the bid forms provided, and be signed. Sealed bids must be received by 1:00 p.m. March 15, 2018 at the Fremont County Manager’s office, 615 Macon Ave, Room 106, Cañon City, Colorado 81212. Dates of delivery will be scheduled through the FCDOT Supervisors.

Bid documents available below:

Bid Public Notice
Aggregate Bid
Aggregate Bid Sheet
Asphalt and Tack Bid
Asphalt and Tack Bid Sheet
Dust Suppressant Bid
Dust Suppressant Bid Sheet
Emulsion Bid
Emulsion Bid Sheet

February 15, 2018

COSI Applications and Deadlines
New applications and information for the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) are available. Visit the COSI page for more information.
February 1, 2018

Fremont County Election
For election results, view 2017 Official Coordinated Election Results for Fremont County.
November 7, 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. View photo.
January 13, 2016


Side DardenFremont County Elected Officials name Sid Darden as the 2017 Fremont County Employee of the Year. His dedication and hard work has not gone unnoticed by his co-workers.

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

“…very dependable, efficient and unfailingly punctual; detail oriented; willing to take on difficult projects…” 
“…extremely dedicated, helpful…”

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