Gilpin County Historic Courthouse front porch/entrance will be closed May 16 to June 17. Signs will redirect visitors.


Clerk and Recorder

The Clerk and Recorder's office is responsible for operating the State Motor Vehicle Division for Gilpin County. The Clerk and Recorder's office is also responsible for issuing and recording marriage licenses, recording all real estate transactions, issuing liquor licenses, recording the Board of County Commissioner meeting minutes, registering voters, conducting all primary, general and county elections and, when contracted, municipal and school district elections.



Presidential Primary March 5, 2024 Election Results

Results for the March 5, 2024 Election can be found here:

Presidential Primary Election Results




Notice is hereby given that the Gilpin County Clerk & Recorders Office is now soliciting PUBLIC COMMENTS in regard to the location of the November 5, 2024 General Election Voter Service and Polling Center (CRS 1-5-102.9). Gilpin County strives to make voting easy and accessible to all its residents. The ultimate goal is to ensure that we are inspiring as many residents as possible to vote. 

The first round of public comments resulted with the Old Courthouse and the Community Center being the top picks amongst respondents. These two locations are now included in a second round of polling. Additionally, commenters can weigh in on drop box locations for the county. 

Starting May 2, 2024 comments for the location of the Gilpin County November 5, 2024 General Election can be submitted at  or mailed to Gilpin County Clerk & Recorder, PO Box 429, Central City CO 80427. The link can be found on the Elections page at

Comments on this second round of polling will be accepted through June 8, 2024.

Results will be presented at the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners meeting on July 9, 2024. 

For questions or additional information, please visit the Clerk and Recorder’s page at, email, or call 303-582-5321.

To Schedule an Appointment with...
the Gilpin Recording Office...

Call 303-582-5321. Title searchers must have an appointment due to computer availability.

Pets are not permitted in the building.

the Gilpin Motor Vehicles Office...

Before you schedule an appointment, please check first to see if you can conduct your transaction there. MOST transactions can be completed at that site and allow you to 'skip the trip' to the office.

Motor vehicle appointments are to be scheduled online only unless otherwise stated in the scheduling system. You will receive a confirmation email only if you schedule online.

Please arrive on time as all individuals will be called by their confirmed appointment. Appointments will be forfeited if you are more than 5 minutes late.

Customers are limited to 2 transactions per appointment. If you have more than 2, please call and schedule an appointment so that we can accommodate you when staff is available.

No Motor Vehicle Titles or transactions will be taken after 4:30 p.m.

Pets are not permitted in the building.

Schedule an Appointment



Property Owner's Deeds

Property Owner's Deeds are available through this office for 25 cents a page.

If you receive a call or letter from a company asking for payment for property owner’s deeds, please contact the Attorney General’s Office in Colorado. If you have any questions, please call the Gilpin County Clerk & Recorder’s office at 303-582-5321.

Clerk and Recorder

Sahari McCormick

Picture of Sahari McCormick
office: 303-582-5321
fax: 303-565-1797

203 Eureka St.
PO Box 429
Central City, CO 80427

Elected in 2019, 2nd term ending in January 2027. 


7:30am to 5:30pm

Motor Vehicle is open by appointment only. Last Motor Vehicle transaction will be at 4:45pm. No Motor Vehicle Title work will be taken after 4:30 pm.

Recorded documents received after 4:30pm will be recorded on the next business day.

Last in-person Recording transaction taken at 4:50pm.



Joe Self
Chief Deputy
(303) 582-5321 

Deputy Clerk, Recording
(303) 582-5321

Deputy Clerk, Recording
(303) 582-5321

Deputy Clerk, Motor Vehicles
(303) 582-5321

Deputy Clerk, Motor Vehicles
(303) 582-5321