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Welcome to Bent County, Colorado

A Division of Trails to the Past

Hello, my name is Alice Allen and I am your Bent County Administrator. I'm pleased to be a part of this brand-new FREE genealogy project, devoted to helping you find your family who resided in Bent County. We're building our site with records for early Bent County residents. Not all the records are available, but we are working at adding them as we can. If you have anything to contribute, be sure to contact me. My email address is

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Miscellaneous Links and Resources for Bent County

Pioneer Historical Society of Bent County
PO Box 68
Las Animas, Colorado 81054
Phone: 719-456-6066
Web site:

Las Animas City Clerk
532 Carson Avenue
P.O. Box 468
Las Animas, CO 81054
Phone: 719-456-0422
Fax: 719- 456-1210

Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
City Clerk/Treasurer: Charmaine Cook

Bent County Chamber of Commerce
Ambassador Thompson Boulevard
Las Animas, Colorado 81054
Phone: (719) 456-0453

Las Animas-Bent County District Library
5th Street
Las Animas, CO 81054
Phone: (719) 456-0111

Bent County Democrat (Newspaper)
516 Carson Avenue
Las Animas, CO 81054
Phone: (719) 456-1333

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Copyright 2010 by Alice Allen

25 August, 2010 "