Lake County , Colorado

Lake County: County in Colorado, United States

Lake County locator map
Location of Lake County on Colorado map.


Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,310 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 8,127 inhabitants. Its county seat is Leadville. The county was created 159 years ago in 1861.


Lake County is located at 39°12'9"N 106°20'41"W (39.2023800, -106.3448400). It has 5 neighbors: Chaffee County, Eagle County, Park County, Pitkin County and Summit County.

Leadville  CO Courthouse image
Leadville CO Courthouse

The largest city of Lake County is Leadville with a population of 2,868. . See all Lake County cities & populated places.


Lake County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Leadville  CO Courthouse image

Lake County map

Lake County Quick Facts

Population : 8,127 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Different from : Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake of the Woods County, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County
Area : 994 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Named for : Twin Lakes
Capital : Leadville
Establishment : November 11, 1861
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 02:08:04 (27th July 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 10.05% (2010-2019)
Weather : 40℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

Lake County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Lake County increased by 10.05% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,310 - census
2011 7,343 0.45% estimation process
2012 7,253 -1.24% estimation process
2013 7,263 0.14% estimation process
2014 7,317 0.74% estimation process
2015 7,442 1.68% estimation process
2016 7,590 1.95% estimation process
2017 7,750 2.06% estimation process
2018 7,846 1.22% estimation process
2019 8,127 3.46% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (11)

Lake County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Leadville 2,868 Statutory city and county seat of Lake County, Colorado, United States

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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