Rich in Tradition
Located in northern Colorado, Weld County is home to charming small towns, thriving cities and approximately 4,000 square miles of wide open sky and beautiful mountain views. Our history is rooted in the land, our western heritage runs deep, and we’re glad you’re here to learn more!
How is this possible in a region that in 1821, Major Stephen H. Long said would never be fit for human habitation and should remain forever the unmolested haunt of the native hunter, bison and jackal? The answer is irrigation. The Section No. 3 Ditch Company, which was incorporated in 1870, is said to have been the first ditch in the United States built specifically to grow food.