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Bent County, Colorado

US county information
NameBent County
SeatLas Animas
Largest cityLas Animas
US Area
Total Area1541.12 sq mi (3991.5 km2)
Land Area1513.90 sq mi (3921 km2)
Water Area27.22 sq mi (70.5 km2)
Population5968 (2000)
Density1.5/km2 (4.0/sq mi)
Named forWilliam Bent
Time zoneMountain
Time zoneMountain: UTC-7/-6: -7/-6

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Bent County is one of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado of the United States. The county is named in honor of frontier trader William Bent. The county population was 5,998 at U.S. Census 2000. The county seat and the only incorporated municipality in the county is the city of Las Animas.

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