Place:Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States


Coordinates38.083°N 102.621°W
Located inProwers, Colorado, United States
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The City of Lamar is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Prowers County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 7804 at the 2010 United States Census. The city was named afterLucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II during the period that he was Secretary of the Interior in the futile hope that the then town would be named as the land office.

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