Grand County Government

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The Town of Grand Lake is located in Grand County. The County government manages the unincorporated portions of the greater Grand Lake and three lakes areas.  Visit the Grand County website for more information.


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Grand County History

Established in 1874, Grand County lies in the north-central Rocky Mountains. It is named after the Grand River, an early name for the Colorado River. Encompassing 1,868 square miles, The County’s major geographic feature is Middle Park, a large mountain basin that includes the headwaters of the Colorado River. It also features Grand Lake, the deepest natural lake in Colorado. The majority of the county’s land—about 75 percent—is administered by the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners, and Rocky Mountain National Park. (courtesy of

Other municipalities located in Grand County include the following: