Bent County 1902 Jail

Bent County 1902 Jail,
325 Ambassador Thompson Blvd. (US Hwy 50),
Las Animas, CO 81054

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.