About La Junta, Colorado
Coordinates: 37°58?53?N 103°32?51?W? / ?37.98139°N 103.5475°W? / 37.98139; -103.5475Coordinates: 37°58?53?N 103°32?51?W? / ?37.98139°N 103.5475°W? / 37.98139; -103.5475G. Todd Quick2.9 sq mi (7.4 km2)2.9 sq mi (7.4 km2) ? Density 2,609.7/sq mi (1,022.7/km2)www.ci.la-junta.co.usThe City of La Junta is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Otero County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 7,568 at the U.S. Census 2000. La Junta is located on the Arkansas River in southeastern Colorado east of Pueblo.