About Hinsdale County Government
Vital Statistics
County Seat
Lake City
Cities & Towns
Lake City
Elevation (Lake City)
8,61 ft
Population (2010 Census)
Public / Private Lands Ratio
95.3% Public / 4.7% Private
49% of Public Lands
47% County Total
Miles of County Road Paved / Dirt
4 Paved / 245 Dirt
Actual Property Value 2011
Assessed Valuation 2012
County Budget 2012
County Mill Levy 2011
County Revenue from Property Tax 2011
Sales Tax Revenue 2013
Vehicle Registrations 2011
Voter Registrations 2012
County Employees
35 + 7 Elected
Average Yearly Precipitation
Days Of Sunshine
Mean January Temp
Mean July Temp
Average Cost of a Single Family Home
Top Employers
Service Industry,
Construction, Government,
School District, Bank
Hinsdale County, Colorado
The county population was 843 at 2010 census. The county seat and the only
municipality in the county is the Town of Lake City. Hinsdale County is named for
George A. Hinsdale, a prominent pioneer and former Lt. Governor of  the Colorado
Territory .

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 1,123.14 square miles
(2,908.9 km2), of which 1,117.68 square miles (2,894.8 km2) (or 99.51%) is land
and 5.46 square miles (14.1 km2) (or 0.49%) is water.

Hinsdale County is one of the most remote counties in Colorado and the United
States. The county is covered by mountains, including multiple fourteeners, and
contains one of the most roadless areas in the country. The continental divide
crosses the county twice. Most of the county is divided among several different
national forests and the Weminuche Wilderness area.
From Wikipedia