Welcome to the Town of Ophir
The historical mining town of Ophir is a Home Rule Municipality governed by a General Assembly. Ophir located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains in San Miguel County, Colorado.
Population: 180 Elevation: 9,625ft
September 15, 2020
We are lifting the water restrictions, but are requesting that you utilize water conservation measures such as short showers, no outside watering, keeping it mellow, etc. The water plant has a temporary repair and will not be running at peak capacity for several weeks.
September 8, 2020
For town of Ophir residents: Until further notice only use minimal water for very basic needs due to a waterline break in the water plant. Do not water your yard and limit showers an other water use to only what is absolutely necessary! The Town of Ophir will keep residents updated via our email and text message notification system. Thank you!
August 26, 2020
Please follow the below link to Governor Polis Executive Order on Fire Restrictions D 2020 168