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Montezuma County, Colorado

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montezuma County, Colorado.

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Montezuma County was created by the Colorado Legislature in April 1889. It was named in honor of Moctezuma II, who reigned as emperor of the Aztec Empire in Mexico during its decline at the hands of the Spanish invasion.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Arriola
  • Cortez (County Seat)
  • Dolores
  • Lewis
  • Mancos
  • Pleasant View
  • Towaoc
  • Yellow Jacket



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Calico National Trail (part)

Canyons of the Ancients Nat'l Mon. (part)

Hovenweep Nat'l Mon. (part)

Mesa Verde National Park

San Juan National Forest (part)

Yucca House Nat'l Mon.