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Trinidad enjoys 4 gentle seasons The town is situated on the front range of the Rocky Mountains in Southern Colorado. Being on the eastern slope at an altitude of 6,025′ above sea level it has a semi-arid climate with over 300 days of Sunshine per year. Precipitation averages 14 inches of rainfall and less than 100 inches of snowfall per year.

Summers are warm and dry with daytime temperatures in the 80 to 90 degree range, with scattered late summer afternoon thunderstorms. Because of the diverse topography, weather and temperatures can vary throughout the region, with mountain properties usually cooler. Severe cold in the winter is usually rare, and short lived, and often balmy days make one think spring has settled into the middle of winter.

Trinidad Colorado
Trinidad Colorado

City of Trinidad

City of Trinidad Website

Trinidad Building Inspector (719) 846-9843

City Planner’s Office (719) 846-9843

City Clerk (719) 846-9843

Trinidad Landfill (719) 846-2538

Trinidad/Las Animas County Chamber of Commerce

1-866-480-4750 or locally 719-846-9285

Las Animas County

County Website

GIS Mapping Site

Building Department

(Information on permits, and requirements)
200 East First Street Rm. 104 719-846-4486

(Permit fees are based on the cost and size of the building to be constructed. Property owner must have a septic permit, building plans and cost estimates prior to purchasing a building permit for construction of a residence). PDF Download of Fees
Las Animas County Clerk and Recorders Office:


Trinidad Colorado
Trinidad Colorado

Walsenburg/ Huerfano County

Walsenburg City Government – City Hall
525 South Albert Avenue, Walsenburg, CO 81089 (719) 738-1048

City Website

Huerfano County Courthouse

401 Main Street Suite 201
Walsenburg, CO 81089-2045 (719) 738-2370

County Website

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