City of Lamar and Prowers County Profile
“Prowers County represents rural life at its finest. The wholesome vitality of our friendly, attractive communities reflect the diversity of our agricultural heritage coupled with the opportunities of modern technology and exportation of renewable energy.”
The City of Lamar (County Seat of Prowers County) serves as the industrial and retail center for the southeastern region of Colorado. Located in the midst of the fertile Arkansas River Valley, our surrounding agricultural landscape features wide-open spaces with panoramic views of irrigated corn and alfalfa fields, as well as dryland wheat fields. This semi-arid climate is very favorable to livestock production and offers an average of 340 days of sunshine annually.