Custer

Custer County is the tenth-least populous of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,255. The county was created by the Colorado legislature on March 9, 1877, out of the southern half of Fremont County. It was named in honor of Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer, who had died the previous year. Originally set in Ula, the county seat moved to Rosita in 1878, and to Silver Cliff in 1886 before settling in Westcliffe in 1928.

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