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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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Fremont Fall Heritage Festival
The Fremont Fall Heritage Festival will be taking place October 9th-13th. Click here to visit the Festival website for more information.
September 15, 2014

Upper Arkansas Cooperative Weed Management Area Annual Conference
One-day training for anyone with weed management responsibilities. Click here for more information.
September 15, 2014

Motor Vehicle Department closed on November 4th
The Motor Vehicle Department will be closed on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 in order to work in the Election Department. If you have a renewal, you can either drop it in one of our drop boxes or renew online at Otherwise, we will be open as usual on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 7:30 am. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
September 11, 2014

Advertisement for Bids for Garden Park County Building Remodel and Department of Human Services Building Remodel
The Fremont County Board of County Commissioners is accepting sealed bids from General Contractors for the renovation of the Garden Park County Building at 210 N. 6th Avenue in Cañon City, and at the Department of Human Services at 172 Justice Center Road in Cañon City. Click here for more information.
September 4, 2014



Bobbie MillerFremont County Elected Officials named Wyatt Sanders as the Fremont County Employee of the Year for 2013.  Wyatt does a great job, and his co-workers notice and appreciate his contributions.  Wyatt has worked in the Building Department for over five years.  He is currently a Building Inspector.  As stated in his nomination letters:

“…consider the great job that he does, he goes out pretty much regardless of weather conditions…” 
“…taken it completely upon his own initiative to rewrite the new Fremont County OWTS Regulations…”
“…he was not asked or required to do this, he knew it was something that needed to be done so he started and finished it on his own!…”

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

Other nominees for this award: Francie Mattson, Payroll Coordinator; Erik Sebek, Facilities Technician; Marty Keen, Deputy Assessor; and Matilda Ahkeah, DHS Case Aide III.

Congratulations to all and job well done!

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

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