Kit Carson County, Colorado was founded in 1889 and was named for the American frontiersman and Indian fighter, Kit Carson. The county is located on the border of Kansas. Kit Carson County is one of Colorado’s top producers of livestock, corn, and wheat. The county has a total surface area of 2,162 square miles, 2,161 of which are land, and 0.9 square miles are water.
Kit Carson offers many social and recreation activities perfect for people of all ages. The county is the home of three golf courses, three public swimming pools, as well as many playgrounds and parks.
The Kit Carson County Carousel Museum is a National Historic Landmark. It is the only antique carousel in America that still has the original paint on both the scenery and the animals. The museum showcases the history and restoration of the Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel No.6. The carousel was originally built in 1905.
Kit Carson County has a current population of 8,072 residents, with a veteran population of 799. The median household income is $44,157, and the median housing cost is $121,600. Disabled veterans are eligible for property tax exemption by the State of Colorado. For veterans that qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in the actual value of their primary residence will be exempt.
Kit Carson County offers a number of services and benefits to veterans, spouses, and dependents. These benefits and services include:
- Copies of Military Discharges
- Home Loan Eligibility
- Service Connected Compensation
- Veterans Administration Pension
- Veteran Administration Hospital Medical Benefits
- Veterans Burial and Memorial Benefits
Property Search for Kit Carson County
Properties for Kit Carson County can be found in the following areas:
Bethune, Burlington, Flagler, Seibert, Stratton, Vona
If you would like to see a list of VA approved properties, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.
VA Approved Condos
There are not currently any VA approved condos for Kit Carson County. To get a condo approved, click here.
Post 3411 Kit Carson Post
PO Box 203
Kit Carson, CO 80825
Phone: (719) 213-1009
Meeting Location & Time
301 Main Street
Kit Carson, CO 80825
6:30 PM 2nd Tuesday
Quartermaster: James Lafferty
Commander: Rodney Houser
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Kit Carson 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/