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hot air balloon over Fraser, CO

Photo courtesy of Grand Adventure Balloon Tours

Grand County includes the towns of Fraser, Granby, Grand Lake, Hot Sulphur Springs, Kremmling, Parshall, Tabernash, and Winter Park, CO.

 

Fraser

Texas has Austin, Grand County has Fraser.

This next-door neighbor to Winter Park has a growing residential sector and busy main street. The Fraser Valley was the frequent summer destination of President Dwight Eisenhower, with access to great fishing and hiking. Today it has all that, plus shops, restaurants, and a growing population.

Households: 540 (Up 31% over 2000)

Key industries: Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation, Food Service, Retail Trade, Construction, Public Administration, Professional, Management

Demographics: See the Demographics for the Town of Fraser

Local LinksWinter Park – Fraser Valley Chamber of CommerceTown of Fraser

Fraser Valley Strategic Economic Development Plan-2015

 

Downtown Granby, CO

Downtown Granby, CO

Granby

Position your business in the heart of all the action!

Founded in 1905, this town is still growing. Centrally located in the county, Granby has a warm atmosphere and a charming main street. There’s room to grow a business, and a life, in this stunning Rocky Mountain Valley, minutes from the western gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, and with world-class resorts of its own! Granby Ranch features a downhill resort for skiing and snowboarding in the winter and mountain biking in the summer, as well as fishing on the Fraser River, a golf course and real estate development.

Households:  778 (Up 34% over 2000)

Key industries: Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation, Food Service, Construction, Retail Trade, Finance, Real Estate

Demographics: Click here to see Demographics for the Town of Granby

Local Links: Granby Chamber of Commerce •  Town of Granby

 

Grand Lake

The boardwalk in Grand Lake, CO

Grand Lake, CO. Photo courtesy of Mountain Lake Properties

How about a business next to a mountain beach?

If you’ve never visited “Western Gateway” to Rocky Mountain National Park, you’re missing one of the most beautiful sites Colorado has to offer. Grand Lake’s historic boardwalk buzzes with over 60 shops, galleries, and restaurants. Locals and international visitors also appreciate the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre. Grand Lake found national coverage when Anthony Melchiorri visited the Western Riviera for an episode of the Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible.

Households: 239 (Up 9% from 2000)

Key industries: Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation, Food Service, Construction, Retail Trade, Public Administration

Demographics: Click here to see Demographics for the Town of Grand Lake

Local Links: Grand Lake Chamber of CommerceTown of Grand Lake

 

Hot Sulphur Springs

Your business can spring up here.

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort

Relax in a hot spring fed pool at Hot Sulphur Springs Resort

This town has played a crucial role in Colorado’s history, as a birthplace of winter carnivals, and currently as our county seat.

This central location and connection to county resources could be a strategic move for your business. These hot springs still dot the canyon along the upper Colorado River, and resorts welcome all ages to this unique site.

Households: 253 (Up 29% from 2000)

Key industries: Retail Trade, Construction, Education and Public Administration, Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation, Food Service

Demographics: Click here to see Demographics for the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs

Local Links: Hot Sulphur Springs Chamber of CommerceTown of Hot Sulphur Springs

 

Kremmling

horseback riding

Kremmling is home to Middle Park Fairgrounds

Kremmling is an international destination for outdoor lovers and jet setters alike. This rustic community has Mc Elroy Airfield, an awe-inspiring backdrop, and is framed by the Colorado River and Blue River. On the western side of Grand County, Kremmling offers a “western side” of life.

Households: 614 (Up 3% from 2000)

Key Industries: Retail trade, Educational Services, Construction, Professional, Scientific, Management, Public Administration

Demographics: Click here to see Demographics for the Town of Kremmling

Local Links: Kremmling Chamber of CommerceTown of Kremmling

 

Parshall

An outdoorsman’s paradise along the Colorado River.

This small quiet town has the Colorado River running along Highway 40, with endless opportunities for hunting and Gold Medal fishing.

Households: 27 (Up 57% over 2000)

Key industries: Ranching, Recreation, Accommodation, Dude Ranches, Food Service, Construction, Public Administration, Professional

With the Fraser River, Colorado River, and other tributaries, trout can be found in every town in the county.

With the Fraser River, Colorado River, and other tributaries, trout can be reeled in on a fly rod in every town in the county.

Demographics: Click here to see Demographics for the Town of Parshall

 

Tabernash

A historical town named after the Ute Indian, Tabernash.

Located between Fraser and Granby, this small quiet town offers scenic views of the valley and the Fraser River, and is home to Devil’s Thumb Ranch.

Households: 178 (Up 140% over 2000)

Key industries: Retail, Recreation, Accommodation, Food Service, Construction, Public Administration, Professional, Ranching

Demographics: Click here to see Demographics for the Town of Tabernash

 

Winter Park

A world-class resort in a blue-jeans town.

Winter Park, CO

The hustle and bustle of Winter Park, CO glows at sunset.

Not surprisingly, the Winter Park and the Fraser Valley areas are known for their snowy playgrounds. Home to Winter Park Resort, the area is a haven for downhill skiing and snowboarding in the winter and downhill mountain biking in the summer. The town offers a variety of things to do from shopping and dining to outdoor activities with easy access to trails. This town and resort offers year-round activity, and business potential, especially compared to other major resort destinations.

Households: 481 (Up 51% over 2000)

Key industries: Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation, Food Service, Manufacturing, Professional, Management, Educational, Retail Trade

Demographics: Click here to see Demographics for the Town of Winter Park

Local LinksWinter Park – Fraser Valley Chamber of CommerceTown of Winter Park

 

Other Grand Links:

Grand County Government:  co.grand.co.us

Grand County Tourism:  visitgrandcounty.com

Grand County Living Magazine: grandcountyliving.com

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