Most People Don’t Know How These 12 Colorado Counties Got Their Names

Larimer County. Moffat County. Kit Carson County. You have heard the names of Colorado counties, but just where do they come from? Believe it or not, there is a method to this madness, as evidenced by the stories behind these 12 Colorado counties:

Discover even more Colorado towns and counties by checking out our previous article: 13 Colorado Towns Whose Names Will Leave You Shaking Your Head.