Las Animas County, Colorado Land Information
Las Animas County, slightly smaller than the state of Connecticut, is home to over 500 farms that are significantly larger than the state average (3,500 acres per farm). Agricultural receipts show that livestock sales account for some 90 percent of the county's total agricultural output. The Las Animas County area has something of a counterculture vibe, centered around the county seat of Trinidad and with history that dates back to the frontier days of the Santa Fe Trail and reported visits from such iconoclastic figures as Al Capone and Wyatt Earp. In more recent history, Trinidad gave rise to nearby Drop City, the country's first rural hippie commune that was founded by a group of art students and filmmakers in the 1960s. It has since been abandoned. The county is characterized by wide-open plains and sweeping views of the distant Sangre de Cristo mountains. Land for sale in Las Animas County, Colorado, recently totaled about $117 million and almost 71,100 acres. The county ranks second in the state based on the overall acres for sale here. Las Animas County is the largest county in Colorado (4,773 square miles). Las Animas County is located in Southeast Colorado. Crops like wheat and hay are the main focus of farms located in Las Animas County. To find more land, farms and other rural property for sale in Colorado
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