About Our Town?
The town of Kremmling, Colorado lies at the
confluence of Muddy Creek and the Blue and Colorado Rivers in
Grand County, about 100 miles west of Denver. In 1884, Rudolph
Kremmling established a general store in the town, and as ranchers
occupied the surrounding areas, more services were established
in Kremmling to meet their needs. The town incorporated in 1904.
Kremmling's central location in Colorado's northern Rocky Mountains,
combined with abundant recreational opportunities, excellent
school system and good potential for growth, make it the perfect
place to live, work and enjoy everything Colorado has to offer.
A friendly, small-town atmosphere has influenced many families
and businesses to settle in Kremmling - a town where it's easy
to be involved if that's what you want and just as easy to "get
away from it all" in the thousands of acres of Bureau of
Land management and U.S. Forest Service land surrounding Kremmling.
Just a two hour drive from Denver, Kremmling has easy access
to every need.
The Kremmling housing selection offers enough variety and price
range to satisfy just about everyone. Single family detached
homes, mobile home parks, senior citizen housing, apartment houses
and rental homes are all available in Kremmling at varying prices.
The majority of Kremmling residents live in single family dwellings.
Local realtors have purchasing and rental information for in-town
properties and apartments as well as rural mountain homes and
The beautiful new Cliffview Assisted Living Center offers qualifying
senior citizens apartment living complete with security and assistance
with daily living needs.
At an elevation of 7,364 feet, Kremmling
averages 11 inches of annual precipitation including rain and
snow. In January, the maximum mean temperature is 29 degrees,
warming to 82 degrees in July.
Kremmling's location on major highways has made delivery and
shipment of goods to and from the town a matter of routine. The
town is located at the junction of Colorado Highway 9 and U.S.
Highway 40. Interstate 70 lies 38 miles south on Highway 9. The
following table lists the mileage to other areas in Colorado.
To Denver (via Hwy 9 to I-70) 100
To Denver (via Hwy 40) 115
To Dillon 43
To Glenwood Springs 85
To Grand Junction 175
To Steamboat Springs 53
SilverCreek - 31 miles
· Winter Park / Mary Jane - 49 miles
· Steamboat Springs - 53 miles
· Keystone - 46 miles
Breckenridge - 51 miles
· A-Basin - 49 miles
· Copper Mountain - 48 miles
· Vail - 70 miles
- 49 miles
· Snow Mountain Ranch - 37 miles
· Latigo Ranch - 17 miles
· Devil's Thumb Ranch - 41 miles
Kremmling has excellent freight facilities, including sidings
and loading facilities. The railroad connects with Denver (east)
and Steamboat Springs, Craig, Grand Junction and Salt Lake City
(west). Passenger service is available via Amtrak from nearby
The Kremmling airport has a 5,500 X 75 foot lighted and paved
runway at an elevation of 7,410 feet. The airport is instrument
rated and serviced by a VOR and DME. A full service FBO offers
major aircraft maintenance, self service jet and aviation fuel
24 hours daily, hangar storage and mountain flight instruction.
The airport services light, single-engine planes as well as corporate
jets. Rental cars are available.
Federal Express, United Parcel Service (UPS) and other truck
lines provide freight delivery to the Kremmling area. The Greyhound
bus line provides two daily stops for passengers both east and
U.S. West Communications and AT&T provide modern digital
lines and telecommunications. There is also a 911 Emergency system
and the entire county is on a free local call network. Kremmling
is serviced by a modern cable TV system and also has a weekly
newspaper, the Middle Park Times with a circulation of 1,500.
The Denver Post is also available on a daily basis.