The county of Bent is named in honor of a frontier trader, named William Bent. Bent County is located in the southeast region of Colorado and borders the Arkansas River. Bent also contains a number of bluffs, mesas, and canyons. The county sits at an elevation of 5,000 feet and is perfect for outdoor activities.
Bent County is home to the Kit Carson Museum and the Boggsville Historic Site. Both facilities feature many historic artifacts and information. John Martin Reservoir State Park, one of the largest reservoirs in the entire state, is located nearby. The park offers full camping and boating services as well as picnicking, hiking, and bird watching. Bent County also offers a number of other attractions, including the Sonny Smith Baseball Complex, the Bent County Fairgrounds, the Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Demonstration Tank, and much more.
Bent County has a population of 5,688. The veteran population in Bent County is around 614. The median household income is $37,340, and the median housing cost is $75,500.
VA Property Search for Bent County
Able, Boggsville, Caddoa, Fort Lyon, Hasty, Hilton, Las Animas, Marlman, McClave, Melina, Ninaview
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Baca County
- Single Family: $575
- Condominium: $650
- Duplex Family: $600
- Triplex Family: $625
- Fourplex Family: $650
- Repair Certification: $100
An additional fee of $50 is included on the above appraisals for the completion of the 1004MC form. This form is required for all VA appraisals, to include liquidation appraisals. Call or email VA Home Loan Centers for more information.
VFW Post in Bent County
Post 2411 Las Animas Post
PO Box 294
Las Animas, CO 81054
Phone: (719) 456-2822
Meeting Location & Time
318 3rd St
Las Animas, CO 81054
6:00 PM Wednesday
Quartermaster: Rick Uyemura
Commander: Clayton Chidester
VA Approved Condos in Bent County
There are currently no VA loan approved condos in Bent County. For approved properties in Bent County, contact VA Home Loan Centers.
Links for this page:
- Colorado VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/colorado-va-home-loan-limits/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/