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Alamosa County, Colorado

US county information
NameAlamosa County
Largest cityAlamosa
US Area
Total Area723.53 sq mi (1873.9 km2)
Land Area722.74 sq mi (1871.9 km2)
Water Area0.78 sq mi (2 km2)
Population14966 (2000)
Density8/km2 (20.7/sq mi)
Named forSpanish language word for a grove of cottonwood trees
Time zoneMountain
Time zoneMountain: UTC-7/-6: -7/-6

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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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