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Routt County, Colorado

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Routt County, Colorado.

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Routt County was created out of the western portion of Grand County on January 29, 1877. It was named in honor of John Long Routt, the last territorial and first state governor of Colorado.

Placer gold was found near Hahns Peak in 1864 as part of the Colorado Gold Rush.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Cities

  • Clark
  • Hahns Peak Village
  • Hayden
  • Milner
  • Oak Creek
  • Phippsburg
  • Steamboat Springs (County Seat)
  • Toponas
  • Yampa



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Routt Nat'l Forest (part)

White River Nat'l Forest

Continental Divide Nat'l Trail (part)

Routt County History