Colorado County Map, List of Counties in Colorado and Seats

The U.S. state of Colorado is divided into 64 Counties. Explore the Colorado County Map, list of Counties in Colorado along with their County Seats in alphabetical order along with their population, areas and the date of formation.

Colorado County Map

About Colorado County

Colorado is one of the mountains states of U.S. It is called as a mountain state because most of the area in this state is occupied by Rocky Mountains. Colorado is unique in its diverse geographical aspect as it has alpine mountains, high plains, deserts with massive sand dunes and deep canyons. Colorado shares its borders with Wyoming to the north, Kansas to the east, New Mexico to the south, Utah to the west. Colorado has 103642 square meters that would account for 268431 square kilometres in area.

The state of Colorado has 64 counties all together. Counties have been playing a major role as local governing bodies in the state as the state does not have sub-divisions. There are 271 active incorporated municipalities out of which 196 are towns while 73 are cities and 2 are consolidated city and county government.

Colorado is famous for its magnificent and beautiful landscapes, its wildlife. It is an eye feast to one who visits the place and can have a variety of sporting activities like mountain biking, horse-riding and skiing. The state is glorious in its nature as it consists of forests, mountains, hot springs and desert dunes. Among the counties of Colorado, the most populated county is Denver with 705,576 while San Juan County stands as less populated with 589. The capital city of Colorado is Denver.

Counties in Colorado are governed by three branches of the state government. They are Executive, Legislative and Judiciary. The executive branch of government headed by Governor, while legislative branch consists of General Assembly and Judicial branch comprised of Supreme court and other courts.

List of Counties in Colorado and County Seats

The U.S. state of Colorado has 64 Counties. This is list of Colorado Counties and County Seats in alphabetical order and check their population, areas and the date of formation.

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S.NCountyCounty SeatPopulationAreaFormed
1Adams CountyBrighton441,6031,182.29 sq mi1902-11-15
2Alamosa CountyAlamosa15,445723.21 sq mi1913-03-08
3Arapahoe CountyLittleton572,003804.41 sq mi1861-11-01
4Archuleta CountyPagosa Springs12,0841,354.53 sq mi1885-04-14
5Baca CountySpringfield3,7882,558.48 sq mi1889-04-16
6Bent CountyLas Animas6,4991,541.07 sq mi1870-02-11
7Boulder CountyBoulder294,567740.48 sq mi1861-11-01
8Chaffee CountySalida17,8091,014.12 sq mi1879-02-10
9Cheyenne CountyCheyenne Wells1,8361,781.90 sq mi1889-03-25
10City and County of BroomfieldBroomfield55,88933.57 sq mi2001-11-15
11City and County of DenverDenver600,158155.66 sq mi1902-11-15
12Clear Creek CountyGeorgetown9,088396.53 sq mi1861-11-01
13Conejos CountyConejos8,2561,290.22 sq mi1861-11-01
14Costilla CountySan Luis3,5241,229.38 sq mi1861-11-01
15Crowley CountyOrdway5,823800.27 sq mi1911-05-29
16Custer CountyWestcliffe4,255739.24 sq mi1877-03-09
17Delta CountyDelta30,9521,149.44 sq mi1883-02-11
18Dolores CountyDove Creek2,0641,076.93 sq mi1881-03-04
19Douglas CountyCastle Rock285,465842.30 sq mi1861-11-01
20Eagle CountyEagle52,1971,700.76 sq mi1883-02-11
21El Paso CountyColorado Springs622,2632,128.60 sq mi1861-11-01
22Elbert CountyKiowa23,0861,849.08 sq mi1874-02-02
23Fremont CountyCaƱon City46,8241,533.09 sq mi1861-11-01
24Garfield CountyGlenwood Springs56,3892,958.23 sq mi1883-02-10
25Gilpin CountyCentral City5,441150.15 sq mi1861-11-01
26Grand CountyHot Sulphur Springs14,8431,868.53 sq mi1874-02-02
27Gunnison CountyGunnison15,3243,259.22 sq mi1877-03-09
28Hinsdale CountyLake City8431,123.35 sq mi1874-02-10
29Huerfano CountyWalsenburg6,7111,592.37 sq mi1861-11-01
30Jackson CountyWalden1,3941,619.75 sq mi1909-05-05
31Jefferson CountyGolden534,543772.85 sq mi1861-11-01
32Kiowa CountyEads1,3981,785.90 sq mi1889-04-11
33Kit Carson CountyBurlington8,2702,162.43 sq mi1889-04-11
34La Plata CountyDurango51,3341,700.44 sq mi1874-02-10
35Lake CountyLeadville7,310383.55 sq mi1861-11-01
36Larimer CountyFort Collins299,6302,631.75 sq mi1861-11-01
37Las Animas CountyTrinidad15,5074,773.27 sq mi1866-02-09
38Lincoln CountyHugo5,4672,585.21 sq mi1889-04-11
39Logan CountySterling22,7091,845.31 sq mi1887-02-25
40Mesa CountyGrand Junction146,7233,345.69 sq mi1883-02-14
41Mineral CountyCreede712878.16 sq mi1893-03-27
42Moffat CountyCraig13,7954,755.86 sq mi1911-02-27
43Montezuma CountyCortez25,5352,035.80 sq mi1889-04-16
44Montrose CountyMontrose41,2762,246.43 sq mi1883-02-11
45Morgan CountyFort Morgan28,1591,293.83 sq mi1889-02-19
46Otero CountyLa Junta18,8311,267.66 sq mi1889-03-25
47Ouray CountyOuray4,436542.30 sq mi1877-01-18
48Park CountyFairplay16,2062,209.36 sq mi1861-11-01
49Phillips CountyHolyoke4,442688.30 sq mi1889-03-27
50Pitkin CountyAspen17,148970.37 sq mi1881-02-23
51Prowers CountyLamar12,5511,645.37 sq mi1889-04-11
52Pueblo CountyPueblo159,0632,396.77 sq mi1861-11-01
53Rio Blanco CountyMeeker6,6663,226.24 sq mi1889-03-25
54Rio Grande CountyDel Norte11,982913.10 sq mi1874-02-10
55Routt CountySteamboat Springs23,5092,362.11 sq mi1877-01-29
56Saguache CountySaguache6,1083,168.32 sq mi1866-12-29
57San Juan CountySilverton699388.99 sq mi1876-01-31
58San Miguel CountyTelluride7,3591,290.76 sq mi1883-03-02
59Sedgwick CountyJulesburg2,379548.83 sq mi1889-04-09
60Summit CountyBreckenridge27,994618.92 sq mi1861-11-01
61Teller CountyCripple Creek23,350558.58 sq mi1899-03-23
62Washington CountyAkron4,8142,522.90 sq mi1887-02-09
63Weld CountyGreeley252,8254,013.84 sq mi1861-11-01
64Yuma CountyWray10,0432,369.61 sq mi1889-03-15