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The Town of La Veta is a Statutory Town in Huerfano County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 800 as of the 2010 United States Census.HistoryA post office called La Veta has been in operation since 1876. The community was named for a mineral deposit near the original town site, La Veta meaning "mineral vein" in Spanish.GeographyLa Veta is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.37sqmi, all of it land. At one time there were sulphur springs in La Veta owned by Dr. Acker. They were last managed by W J Pierce of Colorado Springs DemographicsAs of the 2010 United States Census, there were 800 people, 415 households, and 222 families residing in the town. The population density was 583.9 people per square mile (225.4/km²). There were 566 housing units at an average density of 413.1 per square mile (161.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.1% White, 0.9% American Indian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 2.6% from other races, and 5.0% from two or more races. Hispanics and Latinos of any race were 11.4% of the population. La Veta is in Colorado. Take a peek at our international travel planner: La Veta and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
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