The county of Lake is located in Colorado and was founded in 1861. There are 7,485 residents in Lake who have access to courthouses in Leadville. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Colorado is part of the 10th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,602 residents in Leadville, which is 1.1 square miles and 10,152ft above sea level. It was settled in 1877 and is governed by a Statutory City local government.