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Treasurer's office will be closed form October 22, 2018 through October 25, 2018. 

KIT CARSON COUNTY eligable for low interest loan form the U.S. Small Buisness Administration Click HERE for full details.

Current Job Openings.  Stay on top of all jobs available at Kit Carson County by clicking HERE!

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.



Office Information


...NWS Winter Spotter Talk Scheduled for Residents of Kit Carson County Colorado...

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Goodland and Kit Carson County Emergency Management invites members of the community to attend the second annual Winter Spotter Class in Burlington. This year's training is on Monday, October 29th at 6:30 pm Mountain Time at the Ambulance Building – 1576 Lowell Avenue.  Come in the West Door of the Building.

The class is free and open to people of all ages interested in weather across the High Plains.  This program is only conducted once a year by NWS meteorologists; so consider attending this fun and educational course in Burlington. The course covers measuring and reporting snowfall and ice accumulation (including live practice simulations), winter weather safety, and reporting on social media and other platforms. For more information, contact NWS Goodland at (785) 899-7119. A complete listing of the 2018 Winter Spotter Training Schedule across the Tri-State Area is available on the Goodland NWS web page:

(719) 346-8133301 - DMV, Recorder or Elections
  • 304 - Administration, Vital Records, or the Commissioners
  • 306 - Sheriff
  • 307 - Dispatch
  • 308 - Jail
  • 310 - Assessor
  • 311 - Treasurer
  • 312 - Victims Advocate or Useful Public Service

For the Kit Carson Courts please dial (719) 346-5524

For the Kit Carson Probation Office please dial (719) 346-8686

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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.