Colorado Springs Communities

Located near the geographic center of the state of Colorado, at the base of Pikes Peak, is the county seat of El Paso County, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs is also the center of the Colorado Springs Metropolitan area, a geographic area with over 609,000 people. Colorado Springs is over one mile above sea level in elevation with many areas being significantly higher than its recorded elevation of 6025 feet. In 2006, Money magazine ranked Colorado Springs as its first choice for the “Best Big City to Live In.”