Ignacio is a tri-ethnic community of around 800 people nestled in the southeast corner of La Plata County along with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. Ignacio has a rich living culture and still celebrates their past traditions. Located along the Los Pinos River in a long narrow valley facing the mountains, the town still has no stoplights and maintains a strong small town personality. Ignacio consists of a variety of business and residential homes with a unique Southwest Colorado feel. Businesses range from local family run restaurants, galleries, locally owned and run grocery stores, banking, chiropractic and dental clinics, as well as a wide variety of other goods and services.