Mesa County

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Mesa County in western Colorado borders Utah and is named for the many large mesas that sit under crystalline-blue skies. Grand Mesa in Mesa County is the largest flat-topped mountain in the world.

About 152,000 people live in Mesa County. The historic frontier city of Grand Junction is the county seat.

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Mesa County Essentials

The official website for Mesa County provides resources for prospective property buyers, including building regulations and permit procedures.

The New Resident Information page on the Mesa County website offers important information for people who are new to the area, from animal services to voter registration.

Grand Junction is the most populous community in Mesa County. Its population is about 62,000.

Mesa County Recreation

Mesa County is known for its spectacular natural landscapes that provide a wide range of year-round recreational opportunities. The county is home to the Colorado National Monument on the west and the Grand Mesa National Forest on the east.

The red sandstone monoliths and deep canyons of the Colorado National Monument provide a stunning setting for rock climbing, hiking, biking, photography, and bird watching.

Grand Mesa National Forest boasts more than 200 lakes to challenge the best angler and is home to Powderhorn ski area. Year-round activities include boating, camping, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

Mesa County is known for a wide variety of agricultural produce, including grapes. Mesa County's residents enjoy mild winter temperatures and year-round low humidity. The county is home to several wineries and vineyards.

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Health Care

Property buyers looking in Mesa County will be happy to know that the Grand Junction area is a regional medical and health center in western Colorado and is the largest between Denver and Salt Lake City.

Health care services in Mesa County include Community Hospital, Family Health West, Grand Junction Veterans Health Care System, and St. Mary's Hospital.


Grand Junction Regional Airport serves American Airlines, Delta, and United with direct flights to Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, and Phoenix.

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