The county of Bent is located in Colorado and was founded in 1874. There are 5,830 residents in Bent who have access to courthouses in Las Animas. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Colorado is part of the 10th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,410 residents in Las Animas, which is 1.7 square miles and 3,898ft above sea level.