Located in the northeast corner of Colorado about 40 miles from Nebraska and Kansas borders, Yuma is a beautiful place to visit. Yuma, CO is a small town established in approximately 1887 and rests in the Eastern Plains of Colorado. Most of the population depends on agriculture.
Yuma’s main attractions include the Yuma Historical Society Museum open during the weekend. In this small museum, located at Yuma Lake, visitors can find a historic schoolhouse, farming artifacts and a railroad caboose. In addition, the latest government-tested methods of soil conservation can be found in Yuma, CO as both the Federal Agricultural Experiment Station Site and the Yuma Irrigation Research Farm can be found here. Yuma, CO is also home to the Old Threshers Day celebration commemorating farming history.