Lake County, Colorado

Lake County: County in Colorado, United States


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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,987 inhabitants. Its county seat is Leadville. The county was created 160 years ago in 1861.

Quick Facts about Lake County

Population : 7,987 (2020)
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 : 04:37:57 (10th August 2022)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.48% (2010-2020)
Lake County locator map
Location of Lake County on Colorado map.
Leadville  CO Courthouse image
Leadville CO Courthouse
Leadville  CO Courthouse image


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.

Lake County map

The largest city of Lake County is Leadville with a population of 2,773. . See all Lake County cities & populated places.

Lake County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Leadville 2,773 Statutory city and county seat of Lake County, Colorado, United States

Lake County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Lake County increased by 8.48% in 10 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
2020 7,987 -1.75% estimation process

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