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    Prowers County, named for one of Colorado's prominent early ranchers, is located along the Arkansas River in southeast Colorado.
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References: 

Amache Preservation Society

Russ Baldwin, “Survivors Recap 1965 Flood at Historical Society Meeting,” The Prowers Journal 5, no. 20 (July 1, 2015).

Ava Betz, A Prowers County History (Lamar, CO: Big Timbers Museum, 1986).

Charles W. Bowman, “Hon. John W. Prowers,” Otero County Genealogy and History, 2014.

Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, “After Action Report, Holly Tornado,” 2007.

Data USA, “Prowers County, CO,” n.d.

Robert Follansbee and Edward E. Jones, “The Arkansas River Flood of June 3-5, 1921,” US Geological Survey (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1922).

Pekka Hämäläinen, The Comanche Empire (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008).

Lamar Board of Trade, “Prowers County, Colorado: Its Advantages and Attractions” (Lamar, CO: Lamar Board of Trade, 1892).

Tommy Schemp, “Fort Amity: An Experiment in Domiculture” (Master’s thesis, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, 2011).

US Department of Agriculture, “2012 Census of Agriculture County Profile: Prowers County Colorado,” National Agricultural Statistics Service.

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado, Contd.,” US Census of Agriculture (1890).

US Department of Agriculture, “Reports by states with statistics for counties California – D.C.,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 6, Part 1 (1910).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 41 (1925).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 41 (1934).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 41 (1945).

US Department of Agriculture, “Statistics for the State & Statistics for Counties-Colorado,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 29: Wyoming and Colorado (1950).

US Department of Agriculture, “Colorado,” US Census of Agriculture, Vol. 1, Part 41, Chapter 2 (1969).

Working on River Bridge at Lamar,” Kiowa County Press, July 1, 1921.

Additional Information: 

Frederic J. Athearn, Land of Contrast: A History of Southeast Colorado (Denver: Bureau of Land Management, 1985).

The Salvation Army in Southeastern Colorado,” Yuma Pioneer, December 19, 1902.