One of the original Colorado Counties, founded in 1861 and named for the Huerfano Butte, a landmark for early settlers. Huerfano County is Spanish Peaks Country.
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It is our pleasure to welcome you to Huerfano County.
The mission of the Huerfano County Government is to provide services in a manner that is efficient, effective, fair, and respectful while working with other local governments and partners to create an environment that encourages growth, promotes health, and improves the quality of life for all County residents.
Our duty as Commissioners is to continue to look for and implement the most cost-effective and reliable methods for delivering services. We seek out and welcome creative ideas and strategies. To that end we have laid out 5 strategic priorities for the County: Public Engagement, Infrastructure and Facilities, Health and Wellness, Economic Development, and Resiliency.
We look forward to serving you and working together for the betterment of this community.
Arica, Gerald, and John
Huerfano County Board of County Commissioners
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401 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089
Phone: (719) 738-3000 • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm