About Lincoln County

Lincoln County Courthouse in Hugo Colorado - 2010 photo by Tom Grier, Winona Minnesota, via Panoramio


  • In the center of the Eastern Plains of Colorado
  • 2,600 square miles
  • 5,000 people
  • Known for agricultural base of farming and ranching
  • 90 highway minutes from Denver and Colorado Springs metrozones, and I25 corridor

Our Courthouse is located in Hugo, the County Seat.


Commercial Investment in Lincoln County

Growing as a result of the transportation corridors, proximite to metropolitan areas, and the rapidly growing renewable and traditional energy industries.

Lincoln County is the center point of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor

which connects the U.S./Mexico Border in Texas to the U.S. Canada Border between Montana/Alberta and North Dakota/Saskatchewan and domestically between. Interstate 70, U.S. Highways 40/287 and 24, Colorado State Highways 71 and 94 all move through Lincoln County.  There are two railroads, the Union Pacific and Rail America's KYLE, in Lincoln County.

There are four incorporated towns located in Lincoln County:

  • Arriba
  • Genoa
  • Hugo
  • Limon 

The unincorporated community of Karval is located in the southern part of the county.

 Wind and agriculture are powerful economic allies.Lincoln County is home to a range of business and industry

... and eager to accommodate new prospects.

Agriculture is a large part of the Lincoln County Economy. As technology and innovations have changed the world, so too have they changed the face of agriculture. Opportunities for research and innovation are abundant.

Energy is a growing industry in Lincoln County, including several wind farm projects currently in development, with new research and projects being explored.