[Royal Gorge Aerial Tram in Cañon City. Photo: Kari] Fremont County was created in 1861 and named for explorer, military officer, and politician John C. Frémont. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,824. The county seat is Cañon City.
The sole federal Supermax prison in the United States, ADX Supermax, is located south of Florence. Fremont County is home to 14 additional prisons.
Visit the Fremont County Government website.
- Chaffee – northwest
- Custer – south
- El Paso – northeast
- Park – northwest
- Pueblo – southeast
- Saguache – southwest
- Teller – north
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