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Las Animas County was established in 1866 and took its name from the river which flows in the area, the El Rio de los Animas Perdidas en Purgatorio, which means "River of the Lost Souls in Purgatory."

Las Animas County has the largest area of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado.
The county's population was 15,207 at the 2000 census.
The county seat is Trinidad.
(source: wikipedia)


Cities And Towns
Aguilar -- Boncarbo -- Branson -- Cokedale -- Delhi -- Hoehne -- Jansen
Kim -- Ludlow -- Model -- Segundo -- Sopris -- Starkville -- Thatcher
Trinchera -- Trinidad -- Tyrone -- Villegreen -- Weston


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Otero County, Colorado - north
Pueblo County, Colorado - north
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Baca County, Colorado - east
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Costilla County, Colorado - west
Huerfano County, Colorado - northwest

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