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Welcome to the Custer County, Colorado website

Custer County, one of Colorado's most beautiful mountain landscapes, honors its rural, agricultural, mining, and western heritage, and seeks to connect its future with its past by protecting local values, preserving community assets, respecting property rights, accommodating managed growth and compatible economic development, and serving as responsible stewards of its inspiring natural environment.

Custer County ranges from the Sangre De Cristo Mountain Range on the west to Wetmore on the east and San Isabel on the southeast. The County seat is Westcliffe at an elevation of 7888 feet. Located south of Caņon City and west of Pueblo, Custer County has a population of approximately 4,000 people.

Custer County is a popular outdoor vacation spot, boasting several 14,000 foot peaks as well as numerous fishing, hiking, hunting, and camping areas.

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The Custer County Board of Commissioners, at their first regularly scheduled meeting in 2015, will be making appointments to the various county boards, commissions and advisory groups. A complete list of openings will be posted on the court house bulletin board in the main hall. Please submit a letter of interest to the appropriate board by 4PM on Tuesday, December 30, 2014.
Airport Advisory Board
Board of Zoning Adjustment
Enterprise Zone/UAACOG Revolving Loan Representative
Extension Advisory Board
Fair Board
4-H Foundation
Planning Commission
Tourism Board
Weed Advisory Board
Wetmore Community Center Board
Wetmore Community Library Board
Emergency Notifications
Custer County has contracted with CodeRED to deliver time-sensitive messages via voice mail, e-mail and text to targeted areas or the entire county during emergency situations or disasters.

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