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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 - Advertisement for Bids
Separate and sealed bids will be received by the Fremont County Board of Commissions at the Fremont County Administration Building, Room 106, 615 Macon Ave, Cañon City, Colorado, 81212, until 3:00 P.M. local time, on April 18, 2018, for the "FREMONT COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING ROOF REPLACEMENT PROJECT", and then at said place and time, publicly opened and read aloud. For more information, see the full documentation.
March 22, 2018

Road Closure Notice
CR 45 will be closed to thru traffic at MM6 (Sand Gulch) from March 26, 2018 thru April 16, 2018. A low water crossing will be installed at this location. We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time. Share with anyone you think would be affected by construction, and please slow down and be cautious in the work zone. Direct any questions or concerns to the Department of Transportation.
March 22, 2018

Road Closure Notice
Contractors for Fremont County DOT will be working on CR 132 MM7.4 and CR 28 MM0.5 (Road Gulch) beginning Monday, March 12, 2018. During this time, roads will have one-lane bypasses at low water crossing locations. Delays can be expected. We appreciate everyone’s patience and cooperation while the road work is conducted. Slow down and drive safely!
March 8, 2018

2017 Fremont County Accountability Report
The 2017 Accountability Report for Fremont County is now available.
February 27, 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 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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