Prowers County, Colorado

Prowers County: County in Colorado, United States


Prowers County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,551 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,106 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lamar. The county was created 133 years ago in 1888.

Quick Facts about Prowers County

Population : 12,106 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Area : 4259 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Altitude : 3,711 feet / 1131 meters
Capital : Lamar
Establishment : January 01, 1889
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 03:42:24 (30th November 2022)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.68% (2010-2020)
Prowers County locator map
Location of Prowers County on Colorado map.
Prowers County  CO  Courthouse IMG 5780 image
Prowers County CO Courthouse IMG 5780
Prowers County  CO  Courthouse IMG 5780 image


Prowers County is located at 37°57'19"N 102°23'36"W (37.9551800, -102.3933500). It has 2 neighbors: Baca County and Kiowa County.

Prowers County map

The largest city of Prowers County is Lamar with a population of 7,641. Other cities include and Hartman population 76. See all Prowers County cities & populated places.

Prowers County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Lamar 7,641 City in Colorado
Holly 775 Statutory Town in Prowers County in southeastern Colorado, United States, near the Kansas border
Granada 509 Town in Colorado, USA
Wiley 395 Town in Colorado, United States
Hartman 76 Human settlement in Prowers County, Colorado, United States of America

Prowers County has 2 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Prowers County decreased by 3.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,551 - census
2011 12,502 -0.39% estimation process
2012 12,421 -0.65% estimation process
2013 12,317 -0.84% estimation process
2014 12,062 -2.11% estimation process
2015 11,936 -1.06% estimation process
2016 11,926 -0.08% estimation process
2017 11,998 0.6% estimation process
2018 12,079 0.67% estimation process
2019 12,172 0.76% estimation process
2020 12,106 -0.55% estimation process

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