San Juan County Homes in San Juan County

    San Juan County is well known for mining the San Juan Mountain area. Silverton is the county seat and only incorporated municipality. It is the highest county in the United States with an average elevation of 11,240 feet. Resting in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, the county boasts numerous peaks above 14,000 feet. National parks and protected wilderness areas abound. The Steam Locomotive Railroad is still ferrying passengers but only in the summer. Visit San Juan and see the beauty for yourself.