Huerfano County , Colorado

Huerfano County: County in Colorado, United States


Huerfano County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,711 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 6,883 inhabitants. Its county seat is Walsenburg. The county was created 160 years ago in 1860.

Huerfano County Quick Facts

Population : 6,883 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Area : 4126 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Huerfano Butte
Altitude : 6,677 feet / 2035 meters
Capital : Walsenburg
Establishment : January 01, 1861
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 13:52:38 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.5% (2010-2020)
Huerfano County locator map
Location of Huerfano County on Colorado map.
Huerfano County Courthouse and Jail image
Huerfano County Courthouse and Jail
Huerfano County Courthouse and Jail image


Huerfano County is located at 37°41'5"N 104°57'38"W (37.6846800, -104.9605800). It has 6 neighbors: Costilla County, Custer County, Las Animas County, Pueblo County, Saguache County and Alamosa County.

Huerfano County map

The largest city of Huerfano County is Walsenburg with a population of 3,003. . See all Huerfano County cities & populated places.

Huerfano County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Huerfano County.

City Name Population Title
Walsenburg 3,003 City in Huerfano County, Colorado, United States of America
La Veta 809 Town of the United States

Huerfano County has 6 neighbours.


The population of Huerfano County increased by 2.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,711 - census
2011 6,528 -2.8% estimation process
2012 6,565 0.56% estimation process
2013 6,460 -1.63% estimation process
2014 6,393 -1.05% estimation process
2015 6,404 0.17% estimation process
2016 6,580 2.67% estimation process
2017 6,628 0.72% estimation process
2018 6,887 3.76% estimation process
2019 6,897 0.14% estimation process
2020 6,883 -0.2% estimation process

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Local Places in Huerfano County

Other places with the same name (1)

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