Welcome to San Juan County
With Silverton as our County Seat, San Juan is the least populated Colorado County (699), and has the highest mean elevation of any U.S. county (11,240 feet). Photo by Ray Dileo.


Current Orders & Declarations

October 29: Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases and exposures, Silverton has moved into Safer at Home LEVEL 3. See full press release for details.

State-wide County
Public Health Orders Safer at Home Level 3
State Executive Orders Fire Restrictions
Safer at Home Guidance Emergency Declaration
Regional Fire Restrictions

Election Information

ELECTION DAY: Tuesday, November 3, 7 pm
Your ballot must be received by: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 by 7:00 p.m. We encourage you to return your ballot as early as possible in person at the County Courthouse, 1557 Greene St. in Silverton. 

Visit Colorado Voter Registration to register, update or verify your registration and mailing address. Track your ballot here. You can register in the Clerk & Recorder's office up to and including Election Day.

Click Here for: Election Day Results 2020


County Hours & Meetings

County offices are holding irregular hours. To get in touch with us, see the list of County Office Contacts.

Board of County Commissioner Meetings are continuing on a regular schedule using the Zoom online meeting platform. Email admin@sanjuancolorado.us to be added to the BOCC notification list.

Agendas, Meeting Minutes and other BOCC information are updated on this website.

Silverton Visitor Center

Silverton Visitor Center
414 Greene Street
(970) 387-5654
10am - 3pm

Call with questions and concerns about visiting Silverton and San Juan County Colorado

5 Steps

Public Health

San Juan County Public Health
1315 Snowden Street
(970) 387-0242

Call for COVID-19 Testing

Getting Health Care Coverage