Hot Sulphur Springs,
Grand County,

County seat of Grand County
Oldest town in Grand County

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Paul F. Gilbert
Photo Collection
Phase 3 has begun
February 7, 2013

Hot Sulphur Springs Fire Engine

Hot Sulphur Springs
Photo Blog New!

January 7, 2013
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Colorado River grasses, Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado

'Town Zoning' Page New!

January 7, 2013
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Hot Sulphur Springs Zoning map

Established as Saratoga West
in 1860, incorporated as Hot Sulphur Springs in 1903





Moffat Firming Project Informational Meeting

Learn about the

Moffat Firming Project proposal

and what it means

 for Hot Sulphur Springs

When:  April 22, 7:00 – 8:30


Where:  Hot Sulphur Springs, Town Hall


What:  Presentations by the County Commissioners, Trout Unlimited, and Grand Environmental Services.


This is your chance to ask questions and get updated on the Denver Water Board’s proposal to divert more water from the headwaters of the Colorado River including the status of the proposal, latest agreements, and anticipated effects.


Anyone with an interest in the future of Grand County water will find this program of value.

Photography Show and Reception

Photography Show

Hot Sulphur Springs Creative Arts Council is excited to host a reception for local photographers at the Hot Sulphur Springs Town Hall 513 Aspen Street.  The show will be open for viewing starting March 31st, 2014 during Town Hall Hours (Mon-Thurs 8-12PM and 1-5PM.   Come support our local artists.

Sponsored by Hot Sulphur Springs Creative Arts Council PO Box 83 Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451

Pedestrian Bridge over the Colorado River

The crane is here to set it in place September 26th, 2013 in the morning. 
There will be a location near the water treatment facility for interested
individuals to watch the installation process.  The road into Pioneer Park
on the north side will be Closed during this process.  Look for a ribbon
cutting in the month of November.

- North Maple Street, next to the new Water Treatment Plant 

Projected completion date - Work will begin fall 2013, subject to change

Amenities - This bridge over the Colorado River will connect the Town Park with Pioneer Park (see listings above) when completed linking the various amenities of each park.  Enhancements will include functional landscaping to blend enhancements to adjacent 'riparian protection areas', signage, environmental education, and solar lighting.  For more information about this project, please visit the HSS Pedestrian Blog by clicking here, and for furhter details including plan graphics like the image to the left, please click here.  For a link to a Sky-Hi Daily News August 11, 2012 article with updated information, please click here.
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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.

United States 2010 Census logo       Hot Sulphur Springs, Grand County, Colorado logo

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.

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.

For Grand County demographic information in a PDF file format, please click here.

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.

Gilbert Photo Collection Update

Hot Sulphur Days Horse RaceFeburary 21, 2013 - The last phase of the photo collection have been rehund with identifying labels.  Please stop by the Town Hall and have a new look or a first look at our outstanding collection.

February 10, 2013 - All fifty-three photographs from the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs Paul Gilbert Photo Collection have now been scanned and posted to this website under the History page above.  The last remaining eighteen photographs are in the process of being reframed and will be rehung in the town hall with identifying labels in the near future.

One of these photograps is the image to the right which was the awarding of the winnings after the annual Hot Sulphur Days horse race from Parshal to Hot Sulphur Springs, date unknown.  Pictured along with winner Cindy Brandt are the race organizers Eugene Angelo on the left and one time town fire chief Bill Capello on the right.

To begin viewing this outstanding collection of photographs that hightlight much of Hot Sulphur's history and its town folk, please click here.