The Ouray County Treasurer & Public Trustee's office is located at 112 Village Square West, Ridgway, CO, 81432 second floor, suites 201 and 202 for the duration of the Courthouse Restoration and New Construction Project.

Phone number (970) 325-4487 and mailing address (PO Box 149, Ouray CO 81427) remain the same.

VSW Location 

Treasurer & Public Trustee Statement regarding 2019 Property Taxes due in 2020


The Ouray County Treasurer is responsible for:
  • Collecting property taxes. Property values are determined by the Ouray County Assessor.
  • Disbursing monies for obligations of the county on the orders of the Board of County Commissioners
  • Disbursing taxes to the taxing authorities (school districts, cities / towns, the county, special districts, etc.).
  • Investing the county's financial resources
  • Mailing property tax statements to the owner of record
  • Maintaining correct and proper accounting of all monies
  • Receiving monies from county departments
Please be advised that the Ouray County Treasurer & Public Trustee and staff cannot give legal advice. Parties in need of legal advice are encouraged to conduct their own investigation into the release and/or foreclosure process and/or seek legal counsel in the private sector. 

The Ouray County Treasurer also serves as Public Trustee (foreclosures).

The Ouray County Treasurer is now accepting credit cards! Click here for more information. 

​Helpful Links, Documents, and Forms


Ouray County offers two "dropbox" locations for residents to drop-off property tax payments.
Dropbox locations: 
  • Ouray City Offices (near the flagpole) - 320 6th Avenue, Ouray, CO
  • Ouray County 4-H Event Center - 22739 Highway 550, Ridgway, CO
Dropbox General