County, CO was formed in 1889 from part of Weld County.
The county seat is in Fort Morgan. Morgan
County is primarily a rural entity located on the high
plains of northeastern Colorado, with Weld and Logan Counties
to the north, Washington County to the east, Adams County
to the south and Weld County to the west.
36 miles long and 36 miles wide, the county encompasses 1,296
square miles. Morgan County is
36th among Colorado counties measured in square-miles, but
is abundantly rich agriculturally with many irrigated and
dry land farms as well as beef, sheep and dairy ranches.