Place:Alamosa, Colorado, United States

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Alamosa County is one of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado of the United States. The county name is the Spanish language word for a "grove of cottonwood trees." The county population was 14,966 at U.S. Census 2000. The county seat is Alamosa.

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History

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Alamosa County was created by the Colorado legislature on March 8, 1913, out of northwestern Costilla County.

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Date Event Source
1913 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 5,148
1930 8,602
1940 10,484
1950 10,531
1960 10,000
1970 11,422
1980 11,799
1990 13,617

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