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Prowers County is one of the 64 counties in the state of Colorado. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 12,551. The county seat is Lamar. Prowers County was created on April 11, 1889 from Bent County. The county is named in honor of John W. Prowers, a leading pioneer in the lower Arkansas valley region.
Prowers County is named in honor of John W. Prowers, a pioneer of the lower Arkansas River valley.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Prowers County was created in 1889 from part of Bent County.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,644 square miles (4,259 km2), of which, 1,640 square miles (4,249 km2) of it is land and 4 square miles (10 km2) of it (0.24%) is water.
Prowers county is located in east Colorado. American Discovery Trail
and the Santa Fe Trail National Scenic Byway are located in Prowers
Bordering counties are as follows: