Ouray County , Colorado

Ouray County: County in Colorado, United States


Ouray County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,436 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 5,001 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ouray. The county was created 144 years ago in 1877.

Ouray County Quick Facts

Population : 5,001 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Area : 1405 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Chief Ouray
Altitude : 7,333 feet / 2235 meters
Capital : Ouray
Establishment : January 01, 1877
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 13:51:36 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.3% (2010-2020)
Ouray County locator map
Location of Ouray County on Colorado map.
Ouray County Courthouse image
Ouray County Courthouse
Ouray County Courthouse image


Ouray County is located at 38°9'20"N 107°46'10"W (38.1555000, -107.7693200). It has 5 neighbors: Gunnison County, Hinsdale County, Montrose County, San Juan County and San Miguel County.

Ouray County map

The largest city of Ouray County is Ouray with a population of 1,046. Other cities include and Ridgway population 1,039. See all Ouray County cities & populated places.

Ouray County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Ouray 1,046 Human settlement in Ouray County, Colorado, United States of America
Ridgway 1,039 Human settlement in Ouray County, Colorado, United States of America

Ouray County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Ouray County increased by 11.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,436 - census
2011 4,423 -0.29% estimation process
2012 4,507 1.86% estimation process
2013 4,552 0.99% estimation process
2014 4,574 0.48% estimation process
2015 4,608 0.74% estimation process
2016 4,789 3.78% estimation process
2017 4,813 0.5% estimation process
2018 4,822 0.19% estimation process
2019 4,952 2.63% estimation process
2020 5,001 0.98% estimation process

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Local Places in Ouray County

Other places with the same name (1)

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