Colorado Cemeteries Project
Fort Lyon National Cemetery,
Fort Lyon, Bent County, Colorado
Location: Going north out of Las Animas, Bent Co., Colorado, take North Bent Avenue to U.S. Highway 50 E, (the highway will curve Right (East) and become U. S. Highway 50 E and go 5.6 miles, (you will see town of Fort Lyon on the right but don't turn as the cemetery is not in the town), Turn Right onto CO-183 and go one mile, then turn Left onto Trail Road/ County Road HH for .9 mile, and you will reach Fort Lyon National Cemetery, address: 15700 County Road HH.
The closest city is Las Animas, the county seat of Bent County, which is west of the cemetery. Fort Lyon National Cemetery has 51.9 acres and it is still being used. As of end of 2008, it had 2,192 interments.
If you know of someone buried in Fort Lyon National Cemetery,
or would like to volunteer to photograph and transcribe Fort Lyon National Cemetery, please email me.
Feb. 9, 2010
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