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Welcome to Las Animas County

Boasting a population of just over 15,000, Las Animas county is located in the southeastern portion of Colorado. The county takes its name from the Mexican Spanish name of the Purgatoire River, originally called El Río de las Ánimas Perdidas en el Purgatorio, which means "River of the Lost Souls in Purgatory." The county seat is located in Trinidad.

County Announcements

January 13, 2021
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs has awarded Las Animas County funds for the following businesses: 
December 3, 2020
Because of the passage of referendum 1A, Las Animas County is able to offer businesses within Las Animas County a grant to assist them during these COVID impacted times. A link to the application is within the next page by hitting this page's title "Emergency Business and Non-Profit Grant Funding Application".
March 23, 2020
Notice Regarding COVID-19 and Court and Probation Operations Administrative Order Third Judicial District - COVID-19 -- March 2020

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