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Montrose County, Colorado Overview

Montrose County is located in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county was formed in 1883 and named after the town of Montrose, which was taken from the novel A Legend of Montrose, published in 1819 by Walter Scott. The county seat is Montrose. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 40,713 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,243 square miles, of which 2,241 square miles is land and 1.9 square miles is water. Montrose County borders the following counties: Mesa County to the north; Delta County to the northeast; Gunnison County to the east; Ouray County to the southeast; San Miguel County to the south; and San Juan County, Utah to the west. Montrose County has three zip codes. The zip codes are 81401, 81403, and 81402. The most populated zip code is 81401.

Montrose County Clerk and Recorder Office Information

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is responsible for issuing and recording marriage licenses, issuing liquor licenses, motor vehicle registrations and titling, issuing license plates, issuing birth and death certificates, and recording all real estate transactions. The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is also responsible for registering voters and conducting all primary, general, and county elections. The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is also responsible for recording and maintaining documents related to deeds, deed of trust, mortgage, releases, mining documents, etc. for public records purposes. The recording fee for deed, deed of trust, mortgage and most other documents has been fixed at $13.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each additional page.

The mailing address is as follows:

320 South First Street – Room 103
Montrose, CO 81401

The physical address of Montrose County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is:

320 South First Street – Room 103
Montrose, CO 81401
Ph: 970-249-3362
Email: tguynes@montrosecounty.net
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Tressa Guynes is the Montrose County Clerk and Recorder. She may be contacted at 970-249-3362 or emailed at tguynes@montrosecounty.net

Public Records Request Form:

You can view and inspect all public records by submitting a Public Records Request Form. You need to enter details such as your name, date, address, date due, phone number, and information requested.

Montrose County Assessor Office Information

The Montrose County Assessor is responsible for discovering, listing, classifying, and assessing the value of all real and personal property within the County for property tax purposes. The Assessor is also responsible for maintaining accurate public records, ownership records, and maps of all parcels.

Brad Hughes is the Montrose County Assessor. He may be contacted at 970-249-3753 or emailed at assessor@montrosecounty.net

The mailing address of Montrose County Assessor is:

P.O. Box 1186
Montrose, CO 81402

The physical address of the Montrose County Assessor’s Office is:

320 South 1st St.
Lower-Level Courthouse (Rm. 9)
Montrose, CO 81401
Phone: 970-249-3753
Fax: 970-252-4559
Email: assessor@montrosecounty.net
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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Montrose County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Montrose County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage and rights of married women; Colorado Marital Agreement Act – Title 14, Article 2, Part 3 and Marriage and rights of married women; Uniform Marriage Act – Title 14, Article 2, Part 1
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Montrose County Marriage License
Location:317 South 2Nd Street, Montrose, Colorado, 81401

Montrose County Clerk
County Government Office

Address: 300 Main St, Nucla, CO 81424, United States
Phone: 970-864-7874

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