Bent County, Colorado Basics:

Bent County Colorado - Government Site

Population: 5,780
Area: 1513 square miles
County seat: Las Animas
Area code(s) in use: 719
Time zone: MST
High school graduate or higher: 78.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
Median household income: $36,297
Persons in poverty: 20.9%
Home ownership rate: 62.9%
Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Baca  Kiowa  Las Animas  Otero  Prowers  

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Map of the Bent County area

Our detail map of Bent County shows the Bent County, Colorado boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Bent County, Colorado

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City of Las Animas - Bent County Airport, Las Animas Airport

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Big Timbers

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Bent County Ambulance, Bent County Public Health Office, Bent County Sheriff's Office, Hasty - McClave Fire Department, Hasty - McClave Fire Department, Las Animas Family Practice, Las Animas Fire Department, Las Animas Police Department

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Adobe Creek Reservoir Outlet Ditch, Cheyenne Ditch, Consolidated Ditch, Consolidated Extension Ditch, County Canal, Eagle Rock Ditch, Fort Bent Canal, Fort Lyon Canal, Fort Lyon Storage Canal, George Simpson Ditch Number 2, Graveyard Ditch, Herman Klinkerman Ditch, Highland Canal, Horse Creek Reservoir Inlet Ditch, Horse Creek Reservoir Outlet Ditch, Jones Ditch, Keesee Canal, Kicking Bird Canal, Las Animas Town Ditch, Levere Ditch, Lubers Ditch, Lubers Drainage Ditch, McCauley Ditch, McClave Drainage Ditch, Miller Ditch, Poor Mans Ditch, Riverview Ditch, Scott Pierce Ditch, Sunflower Ditch, Verhoeff Ditch, Wiley Drainage Ditch

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Bethel Cemetery, Fort Lyon National Cemetery, Hight Cemetery, Indian Rock Cemetery, Las Animas Cemetery, Little Kansas Cemetery, Pruett Cemetery, The Home Cemetery, Union Valley Cemetery, Wiley Cemetery

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Hasty Census Designated Place

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Mooth Waters

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Church of Christ, Church of the Nazarene, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church of Las Animas, First United Methodist Church of Las Animas, Friends Church, Friends Community Church of Hasty, Methodist Church of McClave, Parkview Baptist Church, Riverview Church, Saint Marys Catholic Church, Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Seed and Supply Church

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Adobe Creek Dam, Dawn Dam, Dingwall Ditch Retention Dam, G W Verhoeff Dam, John Martin Reservoir Dam, Landsat Number A-44A Dam, Las Animas Fish Hatchery 70A Dam, State Stock Number 7 Dam, Verhoeff Catchment Dam, Verhoeff Dam

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Heinan Flats

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Fort Lyon Veterans Hospital (historical)

  Lakes     show all on map

Denny Lake, Heinan Lake, Long Lake

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Barnhart Windmill, Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, Bishop Ranch, Cordes-Oberlander Ranch, East Canyon Windmill, East Parsons Windmill, East Pasture Windmill, Floating W Ranch, Good Intent School, Hackamore Ranch, J J Windmill, Las Animas Country Club, Las Animas State Fish Hatchery, McAfee Windmill, McIntosh Ranch, North Mesa Canyon Windmill, North Mesa Windmill, Old Fort Lyon, Porterfield Windmill, Prairie View School, Selders Ranch, Spady Cow Camp, Tree Top Ranch

  Mines     show all on map

Allen Jones Mine, Bentco Mine, Marlman Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Bents New Fort Marker, John Martin Reservoir State Park, John Martin Reservoir Wildlife Area, Nelson Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Able, Big Bend, Boggsville, Caddoa, Cornelia, Fort Lyon, Four Corners Crossing, Gilpin, Hasty, Hilton, Keesee, Keller, Kreybill, Las Animas, Las Animas Junction, Lubers, Marlman, McClave, Melina, Ninaview, Old Fort Lyons, Prowers, Riverdale, Ruxton, Toonerville, Wareland

  Post Offices     show all on map

Hasty Post Office, Las Animas Post Office, McClave Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Adobe Creek Reservoir, Blue Lake Reservoir, Dawn Reservoir, Dingwall Ditch Retention Reservoir, East Canyon Reservoir, East Parsons Tanks, G W Verhoeff Reservoir, Harbordale Pond, Houston Pond, Jims Pond, John Martin Reservoir, Lake Hasty, Landsat Number A-44A Reservoir, Las Animas Fish Hatchery Reservoir, Muddy Creek Reservoir, South Pasture Pond, State Stock Reservoir Number 7, West Parsons Reservoir

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Cornelia School, Horse Creek School, Keller School, Kreybill School, Lakeview School, Melonsfield School, Pine Hill School, Prairie Hill School, Rixey School, West Riverview School

  Springs     show all on map

Antelope School, Antelope Spring, Box Springs, Chimney Spring, Dripping Spring, England Spring, Farrington Spring, Government Spring, Hand Springs, Kelly Water Hole, Medford Spring, Pipe Spring, Santastevens Spring, Thompson Spring, Toe Jam Spring, Verhoeff Spring

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Antelope Creek, Antelope Creek, Caddoa Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Dry Creek, Dry Creek, East Dry Creek, East Mud Creek, Gageby Creek, Graveyard Creek, Johnny Creek, Lew Smith Creek, Limestone Creek, Little Angry Creek, McRae Arroyo, Mud Creek, Muddy Creek, Prowers Arroyo, Purgatoire River, Rattlesnake Creek, Rule Creek, Shawawa Creek, Shelton Creek, Snif Creek, Tarbox Arroyo, West Limestone Creek, West Mud Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Eagle Nest, Getchel Hill, High Rock, Mothers Hill, Ninemile Hill, Round Mound, Wildcat Hill

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KNIC-FM (Lamar)

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Baker Canyon, Barnhart Canyon, East Canyon, Farrington Draw, Hood Draw, John Donlon Draw, Penrose Draw, Picketwire Valley, Porterfield Canyon, Richards Canyon, Road Canyon, Rock Canyon, Ruxton Draw, Smith Draw, Turkey Canyon,

Bent County, Colorado Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBent County White population 5,0525,051  
BlackBent County Black population 387387
American IndianBent County American Indian population 179179
MixedBent County Mixed population 9292
AsianBent County Asian population 5857
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBent County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 65

Additional population tables :
State population table
Colorado population by county