Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office
Rio Blanco County is in the northwest corner of the State of Colorado encompassing approximately 3,263 square miles or 22.2 million acres. Of the 22.2 million acres, 72% is federally owned, 20% is privately owned and the other 8% is either state or locally owned. The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office serves a population of approximately 6,276 with 2,402 residents living in the Meeker area that is located on the eastern end of Rio Blanco, and 2,278 residents living in the Rangely area located in the western end of the county. Rangely is the home of Colorado Northwestern Community College.