Prowers County lies on the southeastern plains of Colorado, just over the Kansas border.
Lamar, the county seat, hosts one of ten Colorado Welcome Centers, welcoming over 60,000 visitors annually.
With its communities Lamar, Wiley, Holly, and Granda, Prowers County is home to a population steeped in agriculture and looking toward the future as it adopts sustainable farming and energy practices.
Events fill Prowers County’s calendar, drawing visitors nationwide and inviting them to discover the beauty of a Colorado grasslands’ sunset, the joy of large bird populations, and the peace that lies at the base of a canyon or alongside a tranquil lake.


The communities of Lamar, Holly, Granada, and Wiley make up Prowers County, and each contributes its own, unique characteristics to the region.


Prowers County’s heritage goes back centuries with the nation’s earliest frontiersmen and homesteaders. Learn how historical figures have helped to shape the region.


Find out what the press is saying about Prowers County. From history to recreation, these articles from The Denver Post and beyond showcase the best of the area.


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