The county of San Juan is located in Colorado and was founded in 1876. There are 701 residents in San Juan who have access to courthouses in Silverton. 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 637 residents in Silverton, which is 0.9 square miles and 9,318ft above sea level. It was settled in 1874 and is governed by a Statutory Town local government.