Lincoln County Colorado was formed in 1889 from parts of Elbert and Bent Counties. Geographically, the county forms a backward block L, which is 72 miles long and 48 miles wide in the south, but only 30 miles wide in the north. The total area of Lincoln County is 2,593 square miles of rolling prairie with several river valleys and numerous sand hills.
Lincoln County geographically is part of the high plains portion of the Colorado Piedmont, and as such the terrain is generally flat and ranges in elevation from 4,500 feet in the southeast to approximately 5,400 feet in the northwest. Interstate Highway 70 crosses the upper portion of the county, and intersects with US-24 and State Highway 71 in Limon and just east of Limon intersects with US 40/287 which goes through Hugo all the way to Texas. More than 9400 vehicles exit I-70 in Limon daily. More than a million cars and trucks pass through the Town of Hugo.
Tamarack Golf Club is a public course located south of Limon on Colorado-71.
Discover more about the communities in Lincoln County, by following these links;
Limon, Colorado can be accessed from Interstate-70 at Exits 359 and 361. Get Directions
Hugo, Colorado is located on US highways 40/287 approximately 14 miles south of I-70 Exit 363 Get Directions
Arriba, Colorado can be accessed off I-70 at Exit 383. There is an official CDOT rest area at the same exit on the south side of the highway with public restrooms, and picnic facilities. See Map and Get Directions
Genoa, Colorado is at I-70 Exit 371. There are no services at this exit. See Map and Driving Directions
Karval, Colorado is 49 miles south of Limon. Take state highway-71 , then east on state highway 94 at Punkin Center then south on state highway 29 to Karval. Map & Directions