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  • Boards and Commissions: Historical Commission



    The Historical Commission coordinates and promotes the development of local history and the preservation and use of historical resources and historic sites within the county and advises the Board of County Commissioners on all activities.


    • Coordinates the historical activities of Jefferson County and acting as a liaison with national, state and local historical organizations.
    • Disseminates historical information and arousing interest in Jefferson County’s past by publishing historical material.
    • Promotes and supports various historical and educational programs.
    • Identifies, researches and actively participates in the preservation of historical sites within Jefferson County.
    • Prepares and disseminates information on matters of historical significance within Jefferson County.
    • Assists the appropriate governmental entities in developing procedures or guidelines for identifying and/or designating and preserving official historical sites in Jefferson County.
    • Assists the public with the identification, designation and preservation of historical sites in Jefferson County
    • Participates in various organizational grant programs which provide financial assistance for the preservation of historical sites, or other historical programs. 


    Must be interested in the preservation of local history.


    Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month.

    Members and Length of Terms:

    There are 11 members. Representation consists of two from each district (six total) and five at-large members.

    To Apply:

    Please use the online Historical Commission application at the bottom of this page. All available citizen positions will be advertised.

    For current volunteer member names, information about membership, or committees, please contact the County Manager’s Office at countymanager@jeffco.us or 303-271-8508.

    For more information and details, see the Historical Commission web page.

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