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Garfield County, CO
The county was named for President James A. Garfield, who was assassinated two years before the county was formed

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Garfield County is one of 64 counties in Colorado. The estimated population in 2004 was 48,503. This was an increase of  10.76% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
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$47,016
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Garfield County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Garfield County was $27,121. This was an increase of 19.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 88% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Glenwood Springs

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19% of Garfield County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garfield County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Garfield County include Battlement Cemetery, Carbondale Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fisher Cemetery, High Land Cemetery, Marion Cemetery, Pioneer Cemetery, Rose Hill Cemetery, Rosebud Cemetery, Rulison Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Garfield County include Atchee, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Parachute, Rifle, Silt ... View communities

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Colleges in Garfield County include Colorado Mountain College ... View colleges

School districts in Garfield County include Garfield 16, Garfield RE-2, Roaring Fork RE-1 ... View school districts

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Libraries in Garfield County include Glenwood Springs Branch Library, Gordon Cooper Branch Library, New Castle Branch, Parachute Branch Library, Rifle Branch Library, Silt Branch Library ... View libraries

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Garfield County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garfield County political report.

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Hotels in Garfield County include Affordable Inns, Best Value Glenwood Springs, Best Western Antlers, Caravan Inn, Cedar Lodge Motel, Comfort Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Homestead Inn ... More hotels

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