County Facts and Demographics

San Miguel County encompasses a diverse region ranging from the rugged mountain resort communities of Telluride and Mountain Village to the arid ranching communities of the county's west end, Norwood and Egnar.

Geography Facts

 Total Area & Elevation Range    
Total area 1,289 sq mi 3,338 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,021 ft 4,275 m
Minimum elevation  5,309 ft 1,618 m
Average elevation 7,953 ft 2,425 m


  • Telluride (county seat)
  • Mountain Village
  • Ophir
  • Sawpit
  • Norwood
  • Non-incorporated communities: Egnar, Placerville, Slickrock
County Demographic Profile

Find out information about the county's population, housing, income and more from the County Demographic Profile.

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