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Otero County, Colorado

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

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The county was established in 1889 and was named for Miguel Antonio Otero, a La Junta town founder.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Cheraw
  • Fowler
  • La Junta (County Seat)
  • La Junta Gardens
  • Manzanola
  • North La Junta
  • Rocky Ford
  • Swink



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Bent's Old Fort

Comanche Nat'l Grassland (part)

Santa Fe Trail