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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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Roadway Maintenance on CR 143
County crews will be conducting roadway maintenance on CR 143 beginning October 26, 2016 thru November 10, 2016. During this time, we will have signs posted alerting motorists of blading operations. The road will remain open, so please take caution in traveling along CR 143 by reducing speed, sharing the roadway, and being aware of the graders, water trucks, and County crews.
October 25, 2016

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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