Living in South Fork, Colorado

Located in Rio Grande County, South Fork, CO is a small mountain town with a population of under 1,000 year round residents. The South Fork Visitor's Center offers information on local businesses, including real estate agents, architects, builders and more.  South Fork: Basecamp for Adventure
Please also visit the Town Of South Fork Website for additional necessary information: South Fork Home Page | Town of South Fork (



  • High speed (1 Gbps) fiber optic broadband, Ciello powered by SLVREC, (719-) 852-3538,
  • High speed broadband, Simply Broadband Services, LLC (719-) 480-7414
  • DSL, CenturyLink (855-) 637-9528,

Water & Sewer

Within South Fork city limits, you’ll need to acquire water & sewer service from the Town of South Fork at (719-) 658-2276, Water Enterprise | Town of South Fork (  Properties in South Fork Ranches need to contact the South Fork Ranches master HOA, South Fork Ranches | Elk Peaks Consulting Group, Ltd. ( Properties outside of the town limits typically have well and septic systems. 

Propane/Natural Gas


Trash & Recycling

  • Curbside trash service and recyclying pickup is available through MDS Waste & Recycle , (719-) 658-3060  Public dumping is prohibited and non-visitors should get residential trash service.


  • There is no local cable service in our area, but satellite service is available through DirectTV, (855-) 900-3473, or Dish (888-) 922-0896,  Broadband internet service is sufficient for streaming television providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, etc.   


  • Land lines are provided by Ciello powered by SLVREC, (719-)
  • Cell phone service is available through CenturyLink, (855-)637-9528, or Verizon, (800-) 837-4966,
    Verizon Wireless provides the most consistent coverage throughout South Fork and most of the river valley.  AT&T users have limitied roaming access, and users of other services report that they do not have service past South Fork. 

Mail/Delivery Services

The South Fork Post Office (USPS) is located on US Hwy 160 in Downtown South Fork, 130 W Frontage RdSouth ForkCO 81154, Post Office in South Fork, CO - Hours and Location (


Medical Services