Jefferson County Open Space



Located throughout the county, it is a department authorized by the voters in 1972 to acquire, develop, maintain and administer open space lands and historic properties for the enjoyment of the citizens. A one-half cent sales tax has provided funds, up to the present, for preservation of more than 18,000 acres in 25 parks.
Source: Sternberg, "Evergreen Our Mountain Community," pp. 108-109; County Open Space Map.
Last Modified: Tue, August 2 1994
 


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