Formed in 1861, Gilpin County was named for Colonel William Gilpin. Colonel William Gilpin was the first Governor of the Territory of Colorado. Gilpin County neighbors the Continental Divide and is less than an hour away from the City of Denver.
The county offers a vast amount of outdoor recreation area, including a number of parks and forests. One of the larger parks in the Gilpin County is the Golden Gate State Park. Golden Gate State Park is located in the heart of the Golden Gate Canyon, which is the home of 12,000 acres of pure forest. Golden Gate is the perfect place for hiking, skiing, horseback riding, mountain biking, and much more.
Roosevelt National Forest, an 813,799 acre forest, is partially located in Garfield County. This forest is home to both the Cache la Poudre and the Big Thompson Rivers. This forest was named in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt in 1932.
Gilpin County has a current population of 5,851 citizens. The veteran population comes to 722. The median housing cost for Garfield County is $281,700, and the median household income is $63,885.
Property tax exemption is available to disabled veterans in the State of Colorado. For those that qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in the actual value of their primary residence will be exempt.
Gilpin County offers a number of services to its veterans, which include:
Military Medals and Records
VA Health Care
VA Forms-Submitting Claims
Education and Training
Home Loan Guaranty
VA Life Insurance
Burial & Memorial Benefits
To get your VA home loan application started use the convenient chat feature on our website.
Gilpin County Property Search
VA loan approved properties for Gilpin County are available in the following areas:
Black Hawk, Central City, Nevadaville, Rollinsville, Russell Gulch
We are currently updating this property search. To find VA approved properties in Gilpin County contact VA Home Loan Centers, or use the chat feature on the site.
VA Loan Approved Condos
Post 7563 Stanley Nelson Post
2935 Lump Gulch Rd
Black Hawk, CO 804224310
Phone: (303) 258-8604
Meeting Location & Time
2935 Lump Gulch Road
Black Hawk, CO 80422
5:30 PM 4th Tuesday
Quartermaster: Teodoro Dominguez
Commander: Michael Ikeler
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Gilpin County
- Single Family: $575
- Condominium: $575
- Duplex Family: $600
- Triplex Family: $625
- Fourplex Family: $650
- Repair Certification: $100
An additional fee of $50 is included in the above appraisals for the completion of the 1004MC form. This form is required for all VA appraisals, to include liquidation appraisals. For a VA loan application, contact VA Home Loan Centers.
- Colorado VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/colorado-va-home-loan-limits/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/