Huerfano County, Colorado is named for the isolated volcano neck that stands in the middle of the county. The county has a surface area of 1,593 square miles, 1,591 square miles of which are land, and 2.2 square miles are water. Huerfano County is home to the Huerfano River Wind Farm, which is Colorado’s largest producer of distributed generation power. Huerfano County was once a major trading site for Native Americans.
There are a number of protected areas in Huerfano County that people can visit. One of these protected areas is the Lathrop State Park. This park features the Martin Lake and the Horseshoe Lake, which both offer great fishing opportunities. Rainbow trout, bass, northern pike, catfish, and bluegill are just a few of the species of fish found in the lakes in Lathrop State Park. The park has a great beach perfect for boating, water skiing, picnicking, hiking, jet skiing, wildlife viewing and much more.
Veterans make up 832 of the population of Huerfano County. The total population of the county is 6,462. The median housing cost is $152,400, and the median household income is $33,298. Disabled veterans are eligible for property tax exemption in the state of Colorado. For those that qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in the actual value of their primary residence will be exempt.
Huerfano County Property Search
VA properties for Huerfano County can be found in the following areas:
Badito, Calumet, Cuchara, Farista, Gardner, La Veta, Navajo Ranch, Walsenburg
Call us at 888-573-4496 for a list of VA approved homes.
VA Approved Condos in Huerfano County
There are not currently any VA approved condos in Huerfano County.
The closest VFW Post to Huerfano County is currently located in Colorado City.
Post 7305 Cuerno-Verde Post
PO Box 19788
Colorado City, CO 810190788
Phone: (719) 676-2023
Meeting Location & Time
5445 Cuerno Verde
Colorado City, CO 81019
10:00 AM 3rd Saturday
Quartermaster: Thomas Howard
Commander: Fred Ettleman
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Hinsdale County
- Single Family: $575
- Condominium: $575
- Duplex Family: $600
- Triplex Family: $625
- Fourplex Family: $650
- Repair Certification: $100
An additional fee of $50 is included in the above appraisals for the completion of the 1004MC form. This form is required for all VA appraisals, to include liquidation appraisals. For a VA loan application, contact VA Home Loan Centers.
- 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/