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There are 15 USDA backed residential loans in Huerfano county with an average loan balance of $95,911. Over 80% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 47 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $97,357. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,373 SqFt. Alternate income limits exist to determine loan eligibility in Huerfano county. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $92,700. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit increases to $122,350.

The size of Huerfano County is roughly 4,126 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Huerfano County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Alamo   •   Apache City   •   Badito   •   Bradford   •   Calumet   •   Chama   •   Codo   •   Cuchara   •   Delcarbon   •   Farisita   •   Gardner   •   Gordon   •   *La Veta   •   Lascar   •   Lester   •   Malachite   •   Mayne   •   Monson   •   Morning Glory   •   Muleshoe   •   Occidental   •   Pictou   •   Pryor   •   Red Wing   •   Rouse   •   Sharpsdale   •   Strong   •   Tioga   •   *Walsenburg

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Huerfano County.

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Huerfano County, located in the great state of Colorado, has a rich and storied history. Founded on November 1, 1861, the name Huerfano comes from the Spanish word "hurfano," meaning orphan. This name was inspired by the singular volcanic butte near Walsenburg, known as "Huerfano Butte" or "the orphan," which is a striking local landmark.

Prior to its establishment as a county, the Huerfano River valley housed a number of indigenous tribes, including the Ute and the Comanche. In the early 19th century, the area started to see an influx of fur trappers, traders, and explorers. After the Mexican-American War, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 brought the region under United States control.

Huerfano County's rich coal reserves played a significant role in its history, attracting miners and leading to the rapid expansion in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The town of Walsenburg, the county seat, was officially incorporated in 1873, named in honor of Fred Walsen, a Danish businessman who established a trading post in the area.

Unfortunately, a series of tragic mining accidents and labor conflicts in the early 20th century had a profound impact on the local mining industry, leading to a significant reduction in population and economic activity throughout the county. In recent times, however, Huerfano County has embraced a focus on renewable energy, agriculture, and tourism.

A fun fact about Huerfano County is the existence of various geological and historical sites, such as the Lathrop State Park, established in 1962 as Colorado's first state park. The park encompasses two lakes and provides visitors with a range of outdoor recreational opportunities, including boating, fishing, hiking, and wildlife viewing.


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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Huerfano County
6204 County Road 620
Gardner, CO

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25427 Highway 69
Gardner, CO

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