Hot Sulphur Springs,
County seat of Grand County
Oldest town in Grand County
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Parks, Recreation and Open Space
Paul F. Gilbert
Phase 3 has begun February 7, 2013
Hot Sulphur Springs
January 7, 2013
'Town Zoning' Page January 7, 2013
Established as Saratoga West
in 1860, incorporated as Hot Sulphur Springs in 1903
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Part 00 - Preface, Adoption Ordinance, Table of ContentsPart 01 - Title 1, AdministrativePart 02 - Title 2, Boards and CommissionsPart 03 - Title 3, Business and License Regulations
Part 04 - Title 4, Public Health and SafetyPart 05 - Title 5, Police RegulationsPart 06 - Title 6, Motor Vehicles and TrafficPart 07 - Title 7, Public Ways and Property
Part 08 - Title 8, Building Regulations
Part 09 - Title 9, Zoning Regulations
Part 10 - Title 10, Subdivision
Part 11 - Tables
Part 12 - Index
Hot Sulphur Days June 10-12, 2016
Regulations for operating an OHV in Hot Sulphur Springs Town limits click here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DENVER, Sept. 24, 2014 – The Colorado Lottery will award a 2014 Starburst Award to the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs for using Lottery funds to enhance the pedestrian bridge in Pioneer Park. Recent improvements to the bridge were made using Lottery-funded grants; $25,000 from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), and $9,000 from the Conservation Trust Fund.
The award will be presented at the town meeting this Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 pm.
Grants for the pedestrian bridge provided an adjacent picnic area, information kiosks, and landscaping. Pioneer Park is located on about 50 acres of land on the north bank of the Colorado River. The bridge project has been ongoing since 2002 when residents began working to stabilize the river bank, relocate campsites, close areas to vehicle traffic and establish fishing access. The new pedestrian bridge, which will be completed this fall, is used daily by local residents and visitors to fish or view wildlife, while others simply enjoy the view from the bridge including the mile-long riverside glade of cottonwood trees and willows.
Several environmental education programs have been conducted in the area this year. Celebrating National Conservation Week in June, a consortium from the Headwaters Trails Alliance, Trout Unlimited, Colorado Headwaters Land Trust, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife conducted an environmental awareness program for the public at the new picnic facilities. The Grand County Wilderness Group hosted a nature walk for kids at the pedestrian bridge to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
The Colorado Lottery Starburst Community Awards recognize excellence in the use of Lottery proceeds in community projects implemented to enhance a community’s environment. In Fiscal Year 2014 alone, the Lottery distributed $130.1 million in proceeds. Since its creation 31 years ago, the Lottery has returned more than $2.7 billion back into the state of Colorado.
Lottery proceeds are distributed to three primary beneficiaries: GOCO, Conservation Trust Fund and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. These organizations then provide grants and direct funding for parks, recreation, open space acquisition, trails, and wildlife and conservation education.
you may access the area by the gate or crossing the river with the new Pedestrian bridge located at the north end of maple street
Hot Sulphur Springs Demographics
Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado is the county seat of Grand County located at an elevation of 7,680 feet above sea level at the mouth of Byers Canyon on the Colorado River in the central part of the county.
The 2010 U.S. Census shows Hot Sulphur Springs with 663 citizens, 27.26 percent more than it was in 2000 (521). The median age of these 663 citizens is 36.8 years and 188 of those residents or 28 percent are under the age of 20. The gender of the population in 2010 was 50.83 percent male (337) and 49.17 percent female (326). There were 309 housing units inventoried with 253 of them occupied. For a copy of the U.S. Census 2010 Demographic Profile Data page as a printable pdf file, please click here.
East Grand School District 2 covers the town of Hot Sulphur Springs. The East Grand School District web site is located here.The zip code for Hot Sulphur Springs is 80451, the area code is 970, the time zone is Mountain Standard, the GPS coordinates are 40°4'24"N, 106°6'5"W, and the size of the town is 0.8 square miles. The annual average temperature is 38.2°F and the average annual precipitation is 14.75 inches.
For Grand County demographic information in a PDF file format, please click here.
Hot Sulphur Springs is located in Township 8 North, Range 78 West of the sixth principal meridian, Grand County, Colorado. Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Online Transportaiton Information System (OTIS) for Hot Suphur Springs may be found by clicking here. For a PDF file of the Grand County Atlas page showing Hot Suphur Springs, please click here. For a PDF file of the Grand County Planning & Zoning Department zoning map of Hot Sulphur Springs, please click here.
As of 2006-2010, the per capita income of Hot Sulphur Springs is $25,298, which is lower than the state average of $30,151 and is lower than the national average of $27,334. Hot Sulphur Springs median household income is $68,250, which has grown by 73.64% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.50% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Hot Sulphur Springs residents spend 17.2 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 24.0 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.3 minutes.
Some of the information above was obtained from a February 25, 2011 Sky-Hi Daily News article that can be read here in it's entirety. Additional information was obtained from this web site, from the Colorado State Demography Office from the Grand County website as well as from other sources. None of these organizations are affiliated with the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs.
2016 Municipal Election April 5, 2016
The 2016 Municipal Election was canceled.
We received three nomination petitions to fill four vacancies.
Town Board members and Staff would like to send a THANK YOU to our Board Members that are leaving the board. Thank you Hershal Deputy, Butch Chamberlain, and Richard Johnson.
The Town Board will be welcoming back Christine Lee for a second term. The will also be swearing in our new members Deneen Kitchen and Robert Vahling at our April 21st meeting.
There will be a vacancy on the town board. If you are interested in filling the vacancy please send a letter of interest to:
Town of Hot Sulphur Springs
PO Box 116
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451
with: Letter of Interest in the subject line