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Pueblo County is one of the 64 counties in the state of Colorado. Based on the 2010 census, the
population was 159,063. The county
is Pueblo. Pueblo County was created on November 1,
1861. The county is named for the historic city of Pueblo which took its name from the Spanish language word meaning "town" or
Pueblo County comprises the Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area
Pueblo County is named for "the pueblo" (pueblo is Spanish for "town" or "village") located on the site of the current town of Pueblo, Colorado.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Pueblo is one of the original Colorado counties. In 1870 part of Huerfano County was added to the southeast corner.
According to Pueblo County's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department, Pueblo County has a total area of 2,398 square miles (6,208 km2), of which, 2,385 square miles (6,174 km2) of it is land and 12.6 square miles (20 km2) of it (0.83%) is water.
Pueblo county is located in southeast Colorado. The American
Discovery Trail and the Frontier Pathways National Scenic and Historic
Byway are located in Pueblo county.
Bordering counties are as follows: