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Time Zone: Baca County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Springfield is the Seat for Baca County.

Baca County was founded April 16, 1889 and was created by taking area from County.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Baca had a population of 3,723 people. This is a decrease of 17.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,517 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Baca represented 0.11% of the total population of Colorado, making it the state's 51st most populous county (out of 64 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20103,788-16.14%+1.75% since 2009
20093,723-17.58%-1.56% since 2008
20083,782-16.27%-1.51% since 2007
20004,517The Last Census

More information can be found on the Baca County Census Page for Baca County.


Below are some of the communities located in Baca County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Baca County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Springfield   1,2651,56219.01% decrease  
Walsh   62072314.25% decrease  
Campo   12315018% decrease  
Pritchett   11213718.25% decrease  
Vilas   9111017.27% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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