Morgan County is located on the High Plains of Northeastern Colorado, 85 miles from Metro Denver on Interstate Highway 76 and within an hour's drive from the Denver International Airport. The economy of the county, with a population of 27,377 (2000) is based largely on ranching, farming and other agricultural industry. The county as a whole is now 45% to 50% Latino. The largest employers in the county include the Cargill Beef Plant, with 2112 employees, Leprino Foods, with 200 employees, Western Sugar, with 200 employees, and the Colorado Plains Medical Center with 180 employees.
The two largest communities in Morgan county are Fort Morgan and Brush. Smaller towns in the county include, Wiggins, Weldona, and Snyder. Fort Morgan is located approximately 85 miles northeast of Denver, Colorado. It is the county seat for Morgan county, has an elevation of 4330 feet, and a population of 10,632 (2007). The town is one of quiet tree-lined streets, beautiful homes and large lush yards. The Morgan County offices of Centennial Mental Health Center are located in Fort Morgan.
Centennial offers a wide range of services in Morgan County, with three different sites and 25 full and part-time clinical staff. Services are available for people of all ages. We offer assistance in our office, client's homes, schools and in the community as each individual client and family may need.