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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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Paving Operations: Road closures and delays
The Fremont County DOT will be conducting paving/patching operations through the middle of August. Expect delays or detours on the following streets:
August 13, 2015

  • 8/13 Pave for the City of Florence on Arrowhead dr.
  • 8/17 - 8/20 patch and pave Elm street from the round a bout to CR 143 (it will be set up to where the traffic will be detoured on Barium and south 4th)

Road Closure Updates:

CR 69: Closed at MM 8, and also from the Teller County side at MM 9-11. We do not have an anticipated time for re-opening as of right now.

CR 12: passable with a 4-wheel drive vehicle.

Phantom Canyon (CR 67): Closed for the summer.

CR 45: Closed

The road closures are due to rock slides and wash outs and are not passable. Crews are working as quickly as possible to get these areas opened and to mitigate further issues. We are asking citizens to please be patient and to understand that these closures are for your safety.
July 8, 2015

Public Notice
On May 1, 2015 the Fremont County Assessor's Office mailed a Real Property Notice of Valuation to every property owner in Fremont County.

Several hundred of these notices have been returned to the Assessor's Office as "Undeliverable" by the Postal Service. If you own property in Fremont County and you did not receive a Notice of Valuation, please contact the Assessor's Office so that we can verify your mailing address and forward your notice to you. You can contact us regarding your Notice of Valuation by phone at 719-276-7310, by FAX at 719-276-7311 or by mail or personal visit at:
615 Macon Ave, room 107, Cañon City, CO 81212
May 13, 2015

FREMONT COUNTY EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

Marty KeenFremont County Elected Officials named Marty Keen as the Fremont County Employee of the Year for 2014.  Marty does a great job, and her co-workers notice and appreciate her contributions.  She is currently a Deputy Assessor.  As stated in her nomination letters:

“…an asset to Fremont County, not only for her dedication and knowledge of the procedures in the Assessor's Office, but also in her dealing with the general public and other departments…” 
“…serves the public and this County with competence and compassion…”
“…willing to help anyone at a moment's notice and does so with respect and sincerity…”
“…helps build a unified team atmosphere…”

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