Entering Saguache County on US-285. Photo: Jeffrey Beall
Saguache County covers a total area of 3,170 square miles with just two people per square mile. The population was 6,108 at the 2010 census. The largest town is Center, but the county seat is Saguache, derived from the Ute language term for “sand dune.”
Visit the Saguache County Government website.
- Alamosa – south
- Chaffee – north
- Custer – east
- Fremont – northeast
- Gunnison – northwest
- Hinsdale – southwest
- Huerfano – southeast
- Mineral – southwest
- Rio Grande – south
Featured Saguache County blog
Autumn Bliss at Valley View Hot Springs – Valley View is a full hot springs resort secluded in the wilderness in the San Luis Valley. Situated 37 miles south of Salida, It’s open to day use year round, except for December 1 to 28. There are seven or so ponds beautifully…
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