Springfield is a farming and ranching community situated in Colorado’s southeast corner. It’s a statutory town with a population of 1,451 in 2010.
It’s the most populated town and the county seat of Baca County. The summer climate is hot and dry with a lot of sunshine. Winters are also usually dry and mild. The elevation is 4,360 feet.
The town was settled in 1888 by two brothers, Frank and Jim Tipton. It was incorporated a year later in 1889. They named it after Springfield, Missouri, where they were from.
Activities near Springfield
State Wildlife Areas:
- Two Buttes Reservoir SWA (17mi)
View the town’s official website.