Information for every Summit County enthusiast.
•Summit County Sellers
Selling your Summit County property? Whether your moving up, downsizing, or moving on, you’ll find useful information here.
•Summit County Buyers
If you’re ready to get in on the Summit County lifestyle here’s some critical information you’ll need to know.
• Summit County Investors
Here are all the things you need to consider before buying Summit County property for the purpose of making money.
• Summit County Locals
You’re the lucky ones! You’re here full time or at least most of the time and know a lot about the county. Here are some hidden gems just for you.
• Summit County Travelers
Just here for a week, a month or even driving through? Some links and information to make your travels a breeze.
Additional Summit County info and Important Phone Numbers.
Summit County has experienced a dramatic increase in the full-time residential population over the past decade. In 1990, there were 12,881 residents in Summit County. That number has nearly doubled to a total of 24,537 people in all areas of Summit County in the year 2000.
Of the 24,537 people in our community, 14,392 live in unincorporated areas of Summit County and approximately 12,145 reside within the incorporated towns of the county.
The majority of these individuals are between the ages of 25-59 with the highest population segment being between the ages of 30 and 45.
Summit County has state, county and transit taxes, and most of the individual towns are governed by additional taxes. As you can see below, the taxes vary depending on where you shop, reside, or rent lodging.
State Tax: 2.9%
County Tax: 2.0125%
Transit Tax: 0.75%
Frisco, Dillon and Silverthorne: .2.0%
Dillon and Silverthorne: 2.0%
Additional charges may apply at resort lodging companies.
Summit County Property Taxes
The Assessor’s Office is responsible for the valuation and assessment of all taxable real and personal property in Summit County. The property valuations reflect the level of value as established by cost, market, and income data. Answers to specific questions regarding Property taxes can be obtained by calling the Summit County Assessor’s Office at 970-453-2561 ext. 285.
Summit County’s high elevations and Colorado’s perennially sunny skies result in a warm, comfortable climate during the day. The temperature may register colder than the air feels due to the intensity of the sun at this altitude. When the sun goes down, the seasons change.
Evenings bring a dramatic change in wearing apparel, plan on a sweater or jacket year-round. Mornings are usually crisp and clear. Afternoon showers are common during the summer months. Most snowfall occurs during the evening hours.
Important Phone Numbers
Lake Dillon Fire Authority
Red, White and Blue Fire Protection (Breckenridge)
Colorado State Patrol
American Red Cross
Advocates for Victims of Assault
Summit County Sheriff
Gas & Electric
Home Line: (800) 222-0300
Business Line: (800) 222-0400
Service Repair: (800) 222-3000
Home Line: (800) 244-1111
Business Line: (800) 603-6000
Service Repair: (800) 573-1311
Classic Cable (Breckenridge)
Summit Recycling Center
Snowy Peak Trash & Recycling
Water and Sewer
Blue River Water District
Breckenridge Sanitation District
Dillon & Silverthorne
Frisco Water Dept
The Department of Motor Vehicles is open for service Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm.
37 Peak One Drive
Deadlines to register to vote in the November elections are in early October. Voters can register when renewing their drivers’ license or by visiting individual town hall locations. However, if you reside in Breckenridge, you’ll need to register at the Clerk and Recorder’s office in the County Courthouse.
37 Peak One Drive, Frisco
651 Center Circle, Silverthorne
504 Airport Road, Breckenridge