Housing Units (2000): 2364
Land area (2000): 2555.717508 sq. miles (6619.277678 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 1.367916 sq. miles (3.542887 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2557.085424 sq. miles (6622.820565 sq. km)
Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
Location: 37.348968 N, 102.534136 W
Baca County, CO
Bača may refer to:
- Bača (river), Slovenia
- Bača pri Modreju, a village in the Municipality of Tolmin, Slovenia
- Bača pri Podbrdu, a dispersed settlement in the Municipality of Tolmin, Slovenia
- Bača subdialect, of Slovenian language
The Bača is a river in northwestern Slovenia with a length of . It runs from Bača pri Podbrdu to Bača pri Modreju, where it joins the Idrijca River as its last right tributary. It has the pluvio-nival regime and belongs to the Adriatic Sea Basin.
Baca is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Geovany Baca (born 1971), Honduran boxer
- Joe Baca (born 1947), American member of Congress
- Joe Baca, Jr. (born 1969), former member of California Assembly
- Polly Baca (born February 13, 1941) is an American politician who served as Chair the Democratic Caucus of the Colorado House of Representatives (1976–79), being the first woman to hold that office, and the first Hispanic woman elected to the Colorado State Senate and in the House and Senate of a state Legislature.
- Susana Baca (born 1944), Afro-Peruvian singer
Usage examples of "baca".
Jackson here—” Baca nodded to a plump young man in a McKinley County deputy sheriff's uniform who was standing on the tracks “—he was driving by on the interstate.
Had Baca sensed something about the death of this tidy man that suggested a federal crime?
Kim Baca knew both Molina and Perrin, liked Molina, didn’t like Perrin.
Both he and Baca believed the source was close by First, he must prepare for an attempted robbery.
I thought all he had was that damned brat, that Mike Bastianl” Kim Baca was on the town.
The story behind this shoot-out, and other incidents in the life of Elfego Baca, would make him a living legend in the Southwest.
What he did was assemble all outstanding arrest warrants and write a note to the subject of each informing him that he, Elfego Baca, was expecting the wanted man to turn himself in.
Then Juanita died, and Francisco, feeling lonely and homesick, decided to move back to New Mexico to be near the large Baca clan.
This was agreed to and Baca, the "prisoner," walked alongside the sheriff with a hand on each gun ready for anything.
He trailed the rustler into old Mexico, and was about ready to confront him when word reached Baca that the reward had been cancelled.
After his return to New Mexico, Baca was to hear from Villa again--friendly for a brief time, then decidedly hostile.
When Huerta became president of Mexico several years later, he named Baca as his American representative and engaged Elfego as attorney to represent General Salazar who had fled across the border after defeat in battle.
Villa, now an enemy of Huerta, swore he would kill Baca for becoming a Huerta man.
The reward was never collected, and Baca retained the rifle for the rest of his life.
The chief himself came to get Baca, and an El Paso jury later acquitted him.