Welcome to Jefferson County
Jefferson County has something for everyone; from rivers for floating and fishing, to hiking and climbing in the Elkhorn Mountain range, and a large motorized and non-motorized trail system. Boulder, High Ore and Basin are home to several radon health mines, ghost towns, Boulder Hot Springs and Whitehall hosts Frontier Days every July. The county fair is held in Boulder in August. Jefferson County abounds with natural resources and its economy is based around these, including production agriculture, wood products and mining.
COVID-19 and County Services
Some county offices are currently working remotely and/or are not open to the public. Be sure to check before visiting! Most county services are now available via phone or email and the public is encouraged to utilize these as much as possible. Information is available on each department's web page. Please follow social distancing signs and directions when visiting county offices.
NEW! Jefferson County COVID-19 Information Dashboard
The Covid-19 Dashboard has the most current information from the Jefferson County Public Health Department on the number of cases in the county along with information on vaccine rollout.
The County Commission has established an online/call in platform for citizens to participate in County meetings remotely. At the designated meeting time, those wishing to participate can watch online by visiting https://zoom.us/join and entering the meeting ID 671-828-8589. Citizens can also access the meeting on their phones by calling 1-312-626-6799 and entering the meeting ID 671-828-8589.
Exemption Review Criteria Update
Click here for more information. Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Feb 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm which can be attended via Zoom (see Zoom information above).
Fire Needs Assessment
The document identifies the needs of each local fire department and compared the resources they should have per the recommendations provided by existing standards, regulations, and nationally recognized guidance documents. This information is meant to help the departments obtain the resources necessary to operate in a safe and effective manner.
Current Projects, Materials or Equipment Open for Bid
None at this time
Online county documents are in Adobe PDF format