to Hinsdale County
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Founded February 10, 1874
Named for: George A. Hinsdale
Seat: Lake City
Largest City: Lake City
This is the least densely populated of the 64 coutnies of the State of
Colorado, having a population of only 843 in the 2010 census.
The county seat and the only municipality in the county is the Town of
Hinsdale County is named for George A. Hinsdale, a prominent pioneer
and former Lt. Governor of Colorado
The area is very remote, being covered with mountains and having very
That means it's going to be tough to research in this county..... we'll
do what we can, but there's just not going to be a lot of