Routt County was a part of the Colorado Gold Rush. Placer gold was found near Hahn’s Peak, which is located in Routt County. The county was named after the first state governor of Colorado, John Long Routt. Routt County features several state parks and wilderness areas, which makes Routt County a great spot for photographers, hunters, fishers, and anyone else who loves the outdoors.
Pearl Lake State Park is a park located at the base of Hahn’s Peak in Routt County. Pearl Lake provides visitors an excellent opportunity for boating and fishing. The park also features 36 different campsites, which are open most of the year. During the winter, Pearl Lake State Park is open to those who enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. Other state parks in Routt County include Stagecoach State Park, Steamboat Lake State Park, and Yampa River State Park.
Several museums showcase the history of Routt County. At the Hahn’s Peak Museum, visitors will get to see exhibits and artifacts about the Colorado Gold Rush. The museum also includes Routt County’s first jail and courthouse. Hayden Heritage Center, Tracks and Trails Museum, and Tread of Pioneers Museum are just a few of the great museums located in Routt County.
The county has a thriving school district as well as many job opportunities. The current population in Routt County is 23,865, including a veteran population of 1,171. The median household income is $62,002, and the median housing cost is $390,100. Disabled veterans are offered property tax exemption if they are eligible.
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Routt County Property Search
VA loan approved properties are searchable in the following areas:
Clark, Hayden, Oak Creek, Steamboat Springs, Yampa, Phippsburg, Toponas
Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 for an updated property list for Routt County.
Routt County VA Approved Condos
Post 4264 Schubring-Cruse Post
PO Box 770651
Steamboat Springs, Colo. 80477
Phone: (970) 879-9959
Meeting Location & Time
924 Lincoln Ave
Steamboat Springs, Colo. 80487
6:30 PM 3rd Wednesday
Quartermaster: Wayne Weber
Commander: Tony Weiss
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Routt 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. For a VA loan application and to find out your VA loan eligibility, 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/