Place:Fremont, Colorado, United States

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Fremont County is the 16th most populous of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado of the United States. The county is named for explorer and presidential candidate John C. Frémont. The county population was 46,824 at the 2010 census. The county seat is Cañon City. The Cañon City Micropolitan Statistical Area comprises Fremont County. Fremont County is also home to 15 prisons. The artist Christo plans to begin in 2014 a project to drape a portion of the Arkansas River in Fremont County in cloth.

ADX Supermax, the only federal Supermax prison in the United States, is in an unincorporated area in Fremont County, south of Florence.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1861 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1862 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1865 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1868 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1874 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1884 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 1,064
1880 4,735
1890 9,156
1900 15,636
1910 18,181
1920 17,883
1930 18,896
1940 19,742
1950 18,366
1960 20,196
1970 21,942
1980 28,676
1990 32,273

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