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San Miguel County, Colorado Overview

San Miguel County is located in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county was formed in 1883 and named after the San Miguel River. The county seat is Telluride. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 7,678 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,289 square miles, of which 1,287 square miles is land and 2.0 square miles is water. San Miguel County borders the following counties: Montrose County to the north; Ouray County to the east; San Juan County to the southeast; Dolores County to the south; and San Juan County, Utah to the west. San Miguel County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 81325, 81423, 81426, 81430, 81431, 81432, and 81435. The most populated zip code is 81435.

San Miguel County Clerk and Recorder Office Information

The Clerk’s Office provides a variety of services for the citizens of San Miguel County, which include motor vehicles licensing, issuing marriage licenses, liquor licenses, and document recording. The Clerk also acts as the Local Registrar, providing birth and death certificates. The County Clerk and Recorder is also the Chief Election Official of the County, and is responsible for voter registrations and administering all kinds of elections in the county including primary, general, and special district elections. The County Clerk and Recorder also serves as the Clerk to the board of commissioners.

The recording fee has been fixed at $13.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each per subsequent page for General Real Estate Recording. The recording fees for other documents are given below:

  • $15 per page plus $3 surcharge per document for plats recorded in Real Estate
  • $25 for 1st page and $15 for each additional page in Surveyor’s Records
  • $13 for UCC documents 1 to 2 pages and must have property on document
  • $18 for UCC documents of 3 pages or more and must have property on the document

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The physical addresses of San Miguel County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is:

305 W Colorado Ave, 1st Floor
P.O. Box 548 (for USPS Only)
Telluride, CO 81435-0548
Phone: 970-728-3954
Fax: 970-728-4808
Email: clerkandrecorder@sanmiguelcountyco.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

M. Kathleen Erie is the San Miguel County Clerk and Recorder. She may be contacted at 970-728-3954 or emailed at clerkandrecorder@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

San Miguel County Assessor Office Information

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for valuing all real and personal property within the county, including mobile homes, residential and commercial properties as well agricultural land. These valuations are done to ensure that each taxpayer is assessed the fair amount of property taxes.

Peggy Kanter is the San Miguel County Assessor. She may be contacted at 970-728-3174 or emailed at assessor@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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

333 W Colorado Avenue
2nd Floor
P.O. Box 506
Telluride, CO 81435
Phone: 970-728-3174
Fax: 970-369-1007
Email: assessor@sanmiguelcountyco.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

San Miguel County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in San Miguel 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:San Miguel County Marriage License
Location:305 West Colorado Avenue, Telluride, Colorado, 81320

San Miguel County Clerk

Address: 305 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81320, USA
Phone: 970-728-3954

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