About Craig & Moffat CountyCraig, Colorado, is a city in the northwestern corner of Colorado with a population of about 10,000 residents. It is the county seat of Moffat County, the second largest county in Colorado. Moffat County, with a total of 14,000 residents, has an area of 4,743 square miles, roughly the size of Connecticut. Moffat County is 93 miles long and 52 miles wide and has just three people per square mile. And those of us lucky enough to live in Moffat County invite you to join us for a visit or to move your business here and experience just how good it feels to call this area home.
Find more information or speak with someone about the community at the Craig Chamber of Commerce
A great place to visitFrom Black Mountain's golden aspens to rugged canyons in legendary Browns Park, the region offers diversity in landscape and is home to some of the largest deer and elk herds in North America. From the steep canyon walls of Dinosaur National Monument in the westernmost part of the county to the rolling hills of Sandwash Basin that offer motorized recreation and a home to Moffat County's wild horse herd, there is a landscape for everyone. Don't forget to try out our challenging 18-hole public golf course with scenic views of the Yampa River as well as outdoor activities ranging from hiking and biking to motocross and snowmobiling.
Find out more about Craig and Moffat County's world-class recreation in Colorado Hunter
A great place to liveQuaint shops line Craig's historic downtown. Many retail stores are housed in Craig's shopping mall, and ethnic restaurants offering a variety of foods from barbecue to Chinese entrees are located throughout the city. Concerts and other entertainment featuring a diverse range of national and international, as well as excellent local talent, are offered throughout the year. But perhaps the most charming reason to make your home in Moffat County is the people. With an energetic population of volunteers and an active nonprofit sector, Moffat County is a wonderful place to call home. And if the landscapes, recreational opportunities and culture aren't enough to draw you here, the spirited people surely are.
Find out more about Craig and Moffat County's lifestyle in 101 Fun Things To Do in Moffat County
A great place to do businessWith small-town charm in the wide-open space of rural Colorado, Craig and Moffat County offer the ideal location to start your small business. Agriculture and mining are a vital part of the local economy; oil, natural gas, coal and other minerals abound. Energy producers have joined the historical ranching and agricultural economy and now make up the largest group of Moffat County employers. Northwest Colorado is a tourist attraction — primarily because of elk hunting opportunities — and welcomes relocating businesses and new industries. And Colorado ranked third in the nation for best state to start a small business (U.S. News, 2009), there's no better place to set up shop.
Find out more about Craig and Moffat County's business opportunities in Welcome to Craig