Welcome to the Town of Aguilar, Colorado. First settled in 1861, it was known as "San Antonio Plaza", the settlement was mainly a trading post for Native and Spanish Americans.
The Spanish Peaks are a pair of prominent mountains located in southwestern Huerfano County, Colorado. The Ute Indians named them Huajatolla, meaning "two breasts". The Ute name translates as "Breasts of the Earth".
Many places are quickly losing most of their wildlife and forestry but Aguilar still has a rustic beauty and offers a wealth of opportunities to experience nature.
The Town of Aguilar, Colorado was first settled in 1861, and was known as “San Antonio Plaza”. The settlement was mainly a trading post for Native and Spanish Americans that farmed and ranched in the surrounding area. In 1878 the railroad came through the town opening the area to coal mining and expanding opportunities for the ranches, farms and encouraging other businesses to move into the area.