Gunnison County , Colorado

Gunnison County: County in Colorado, United States

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Location of Gunnison County on Colorado map.


Gunnison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,324 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 17,462 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gunnison. The county was created 144 years ago in 1876.


Gunnison County is located at 38°40'0"N 107°1'54"W (38.6668000, -107.0317000). It has 3 neighbors: Delta County, Hinsdale County and Pitkin County.

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State Normal School Building

The largest city of Gunnison County is Gunnison with a population of 6,640. Other cities include, Crested Butte population 1,723, Mount Crested Butte population 876 and Pitkin population 69. See all Gunnison County cities & populated places.


Gunnison County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

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Gunnison County Quick Facts

Population : 17,462 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Area : 8443 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : John Williams Gunnison
Altitude : 9,429 feet / 2874 meters
Capital : Gunnison
Establishment : January 01, 1877
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 06:25:11 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 12.24% (2010-2019)
Weather : 49℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Gunnison County has 3 neighbours.


The population of Gunnison County increased by 12.24% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,324 - census
2011 15,261 -0.41% estimation process
2012 15,378 0.76% estimation process
2013 15,575 1.26% estimation process
2014 15,765 1.21% estimation process
2015 16,104 2.11% estimation process
2016 16,414 1.89% estimation process
2017 16,863 2.66% estimation process
2018 17,167 1.77% estimation process
2019 17,462 1.69% estimation process

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Gunnison County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gunnison County.

City Name Population Title
Gunnison 6,640 County seat of Gunnison County, Colorado, United States
Crested Butte 1,723 Home Rule Municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States
Mount Crested Butte 876 City in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States of America
Marble 134 Town in Colorado, United States
Pitkin 69 City in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States of America

Colorado Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Colorado 5,758,736 State of the United States of America
Denver 727,211 Capital city of the state of Colorado, United States; consolidated city and county
Denver County 727,211 County in Colorado, United States, coterminous with the City of Denver
El Paso County 720,403 One of the 64 counties in the U.
Arapahoe County 656,590 County in Colorado, United States
Jefferson County 582,881 County in Colorado, United States
Adams County 517,421 County in Colorado, United States
Colorado Springs 478,221 County seat of El Paso County, Colorado, United States
Aurora 379,289 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Larimer County 356,899 County in Colorado, United States
Douglas County 351,154 County in Colorado, United States
Boulder County 326,196 County in Colorado, United States
Weld County 324,492 County in Colorado, United States
Fort Collins 170,243 Municipality and county seat of Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Pueblo County 168,424 County in Colorado, United States
Lakewood 157,935 City in Colorado

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