About Hinsdale County Government
Vital Statistics
County Seat
Lake City
Cities & Towns
Lake City
Elevation (Lake City)
8,61 ft
Population (2010 Census)
843
Public / Private Lands Ratio
95.3% Public / 4.7% Private
Wilderness
49% of Public Lands
47% County Total
Miles of County Road Paved / Dirt
4 Paved / 245 Dirt
Actual Property Value 2011
$309,205,991
Assessed Valuation 2012
$61,631,960
County Budget 2012
$4,715,264
County Mill Levy 2011
17.252
County Revenue from Property Tax 2011
$1,065,610
Sales Tax Revenue 2013
$223,901
Vehicle Registrations 2011
2,057
Voter Registrations 2012
734
County Employees
35 + 7 Elected
Average Yearly Precipitation
16.6"
Days Of Sunshine
300+
Mean January Temp
15°F
Mean July Temp
65°F
Average Cost of a Single Family Home
$384,580
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.
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