Bent County 1902 Jail

325 Ambassador Thompson Blvd. (US Hwy 50), Las Animas, CO 81054
Local: 719-456-1600
Region: Southeast City: Las Animas


The impressive two-story Bent County Jail was built of brick and sandstone in 1902 at a cost of $8,478 and served as the county jail until 2000. The downstairs contained the residential quarters for the sheriff and family.