Physical Setting

 
Alamosa
County
San Luis
Valley
Colorado
Land area
 
 
 
Total square miles
723
8.192
103,718
Persons per sq/mi (2000 Census)
20.7
5.6
41.5
Land ownership, 2002
 
 
 
Total (thous/acres)
463
5,243
 
Federal %
19.6
53.1
 
Forest Service %
5.7
39.8
 
BLM %
8.4
12.1
 
Other federal %
5.5
1.2
 
State %
12.0
4.0
 
Private %
68.3
42.9
 
Land use, 2002
 
 
 
Total (thous/acres)
462.6
5,243
 
Urban %
0.6
0.2
 
Agriculture %
24.3
11.8
 
Rangeland %
60.4
43.6
 
Forest %
7.3
39.3
 
Tundra %
1.3
3.0
 

Other %

 

6.1
2.1
 
San Luis Valley Statistical Profile: Revised March 1, 2011
Source: San Luis Valley Development Resources Group
 
 
 
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Upcoming Events

  • Fri, Sep 22 Astronomers of all levels are invited to attend this event at the Great Sand Dunes to share their time and telescopes, engaging the public with unique astronomy experiences!...

  • Sat, Sep 23 You can visit the Market every Saturday during the months of July through October. At the Alamosa Farmers' Market you can find fresh, local and regional produce, baked...

  • Sat, Sep 23 This event is Chalk Full of Family Fun! Artists can team up or go it alone to create Sidewalk Art at the Depot on the Corner of Sixth...

  • Sat, Sep 23 Form a team & share your energy at the 14th annual Stephanie L. Miner 5K walk and run. Join us as we walk, jog & run to celebrate...

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