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Code Red


Register your home phone and/or mobile phone to receive notifications in an emergency CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment. Please remember if you move, or change wireless companies you need to update CodeRed.  If you do not remember your login please contact the Sheriff's Office and provide us with your phone number(s) and changes.

Click  Fire Ban Picture to be redirected to Sheriff Ridnour's directive regarding this ban.  

CAMPING POLICY: There is no camping at the fairgrounds except during pre-approved events.

Beginning January 16, 2018
Meeting Tuesday and Thursday nights
From 6:30-9:30 p.m.
And one Saturday per month
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
KCC Ambulance Shed in Burlington
Contact Nicole @ 719-346-7878
Or Cindy @ 719-348-5511/350-0006
For more information


Office Information

Offices and Extensions:

(719) 346-8133

  • 301 - DMV, Recorder or Elections
  • 303 - Court Clerk
  • 304 - Administration, Vital Records, or the Commissioners
  • 306 - Sheriff
  • 307 - Dispatch
  • 308 - Jail
  • 309 - Probation office
  • 310 - Assessor
  • 311 - Treasurer
  • 312 - Victims Advocate or Useful Public Service

Call for Bids
Kit Carson County is currently accepting bids for subcontracted services related to HVAC, electrical, lighting, ceilings and windows for the county courthouse.
Project documents and bid forms are available upon request at the county courthouse, Attn: Paula Weeks, County Administrator, 719-346-8133, ext. 220.
Sealed bids must be submitted by 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 to Kit Carson County Commissioners, P.O. Box 160, Burlington, CO 80807 or dropped off at the Kit Carson Courthouse, 251 16th St., Ste. 101, Burlington.
Kit Carson County reserves the right to accept or deny all bids.

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Kit Carson County


ASSESSOR - Abbey Mullis


COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - Gary Koop, Cory Wall, Dave Hornung


SHERIFF - Tom Ridnour



Kit Carson County is located on the I-70 corridor in East Central Colorado near the Kansas border. Encompassing 2,161 square miles, Kit Carson County is among the State's top livestock, wheat and corn producing counties. Founded in 1889, its county seat is located in Burlington, Colorado at the Kit Carson County Courthouse.

Home to over 8,000 residents, Kit Carson County's six primary communities offer a wide range of social and recreational opportunities including the historic Kit Carson County Carousel and Museum, Old Town, three golf courses, three public swimming pools, a number of well equipped community playgrounds and parks and the annual County Fair and PRCA Rodeo.