Hinsdale County is located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains of south central Colorado. This is one of the least densely populated counties in the United States, and one of the most beautiful. Hinsdale County is named in honor of George A. Hinsdale, a former Lieutenant Governor of Colorado and a prominent pioneer. Hinsdale County contains 1,118 square miles of land and 5 square miles of water.
Hinsdale County offices, Lake City