Ouray County Courthouse
PO Box C - 541 4th St. - Ouray, CO 81427
lies in southwest Colorado and encompasses a diverse landscape, including the headwaters of the Uncompahgre River in the high country of the San Juan Mountains, the broad mesas of the Uncompahgre Plateau region, and the valley of the Uncompahgre River. (Google Maps link)
The county covers 542 square miles and has a population of around 4,530. Two municipalities lie within the county, the
City of Ouray and the Town of Ridgway.
While active mining operations and agriculture remain a vital and active part of life in Ouray County, tourism now forms the basis of our economy. Visitors from around the world are drawn to Ouray County for its history, natural beauty and variety of outdoor activities. The quality of this unique experience available in Ouray County is unmatched anywhere else in the world!
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WENS stands for Wireless Emergency Notification System
WENS is a general warning system of text messages sent when the recipient might be
affected by something occurring within Ouray County. It may include an emergency
road closure or a warning to avoid a specific area for safety reasons.
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TNS stands for Target Notification System
TNS is for serious emergencies that may involve evacuation of your home or sheltering in place.
It will include voice mail as well as text.
Agendas, Minutes, Resolutions and Work Sessions
4-H Event Center & Fairgrounds
4-Wheel Drive Road Schedule - 2013
Alpine Loop OHV Brochure
Assessor Online Parcel Information
Budget: Ouray County 2014 Preliminary Budget
Camp Bird Road Slow and Quiet Zone Brochure
Clerk & Recorder Public Records Search
Community Wildfire Protection Plan 2011
Energy Efficiency and Weatherization Rebates
Land Use Code
Motor Vehicle Registration
Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (2013 Draft)
Prescription Drug Card
Print a Prescription Drug Card
Renewable Energy Rebates
Visual Impact Information and Documents
Tax Payment Info
Wildfire Annual Operating Plan for 2012
Yankee Boy - Yankee Boy Conservation Association Brochure
Yankee Boy - Welcome to Yankee Boy Basin
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