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Washington County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 23,007 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous13,25358%
Freshwater Shrub 3822%
Freshwater Forested 2871%
Ponds 4052%
Lakes 1,7197%
Rivers 1,9548%
Other 1,5107%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 100< 1%
Dammed 29< 1%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 3,50315%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress10,712< 1%
Low Stress281,50517%
Moderate Stress534,07333%
High Stress517,33332%
Severe Stress271,34117%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,614,945 acres 6,536 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,425 ft 1,654 m
Minimum elevation 4,061 ft 1,238 m
Average elevation 4,597 ft 1,401 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 1,066 < 1%
 Bureau of Land Management271< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc796< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 105,025 7%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife2,458< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board102,5676%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,508,854 93%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 1,614,945100%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains366,23223%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains355,22522%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains893,48855%