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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in effect as of July 12, 2016.

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Tourism Council


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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Entertainment in the Park Honoring First Responders

Come and join the people of Cañon City & Fremont County as we thank First Responders.

Entertainment will be in Veteran's Park, Tuesday, July 26. Festivities begin at 6 PM.
July 21, 2016

Road Closures

All road closures related to the Hayden Creek Fire will be lifted by 6:00 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016.
July 21, 2016

Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke

The Air Polution Control Division has issued a Wildfire Health Advisory for Fremont County.
July 11, 2016

  Air Quality Notification

Primary Election Results
For the Primary Election results, click on the following links:
July 11, 2016

  Fremont County Official Results
  Colorado Statewide Unofficial Results

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.
June 21, 2016

  Event Flyer
  Entry Form - Entries due by July 27th

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


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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