Dolores Colorado land for sale
In Dolores County only 38% of the county is private land, located mostly in two large areas at the extreme western end of the county (dryland and irrigated cropland and towns along US 491) and in the central portion of the county (grazing land), with a few thousand acres in scattered parcels (mostly patented mining claims) in the eastern portion of the county around Rico. Separating this private land, 50% of the county is owned by the US Government and administered by the US Forest Service as part of San Juan National Forest. An additional 10% (68,456 acres) of the county is US government land administered by the Bureau of Land Management, including portions of Canyon of the Ancients National Monument. The State of Colorado owns 2% of the county, primarily used as wildlife areas. The Dolores County real estate market is strong, resilent and sustainable. Dolores is a growing town and the County land is surrounded by some of the best outdoor recreation opportunities available anywhere. Rico Colorado is in Dolores County and is one of the most intriguing place on earth to invest in land. The potential is impossible to dismiss. Rico’s close proximity to Telluride makes for a no brainer as far as investing in Rico. It’s not a matter of if, just when the population pressure and real estate demand from Telluride rushes into Rico. Dolores though located in Montezuma County is poised on the tipping point as well. Dolores has been discovered and there’s no turning back now. Both Rico and Dolores are extraordinary opportunities waiting for the next big influx of wealthy tourists and Baby Boomers to move in. TRI has been selling real estate in Rico, Dolores and Dolores County for over 25 years. We are well connected with these communities and are able to offer our clients, (friends) resources, guidance and expertise like few others. Call TRI TODAY (970) 728-3205. We would like to make this the best real estate transaction you will ever experience. There are 1,844 people, 785 households, and 541 families residing in Dolores county. The population density is 2 people per square mile. There are 1,193 housing units at an average density of one per square mile. People have been building their homes in the Dolores County area for thousands of years. And it’s still one heck of a great place to live. The Dolores area has been the site of human habitation since at least 2500 B.C. Dolores County’s western portions were densely populated between 900 and 1300 AD. Population estimates of as many as 10,000 population, with villages of hundreds of rooms, have been made by archaeologists and other researchers. But this population was destroyed or migrated elsewhere, apparently following a drought and severe societal upheaval in the 14th century, and for centuries thereafter, both the western and eastern mountainous areas of the county were occupied mostly by nomads, including the Ute and the Navajo Indians. Like much of southwestern Colorado, Dolores County is rich in Indian ruins and sites of the Anasazi. According to the Anasazi Heritage Center, Dolores County contains at least 816 recorded archaeological sites, with many more inventoried since that time. Is it time for you to buy Dolores area real estate? Let us be your trusted guide. TRI has been selling Dolores County land for over 25 years. All this hard earned knowledge of Dolores area real estate can be yours for the asking. Call (970) 728-3205.
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