Old Colorado City, CO is a charming area, located just west of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. This area is rich with both history and charm, making it a favorite destination for tourists.
This area began around 1859 as a supply hub for the gold mines during the Pike Peak Gold Rush and for a short time (5 days) was the territorial seat. Today, this area is home to a wide range of shops and restaurants and is a top Colorado destination for the whole family.
This area is really a tale of two cities. There is the tourism aspect and then there are the people that live here day-to -day. Tourists flock to this area, especially during the summer months because of its historic charm and proximity to Pikes Peak. The main street, Colorado Avenue, is a hub of fine dining restaurants, specialty shops, and local art galleries. This town is also a great place for seasonal events like Territory Days during Memorial Day weekend, and a great summer Farmer's Market
Old Colorado City is in the Colorado Springs School District #11 attendance area. People live in this area primarily because they like the charm, historic buildings, and the rich history of Old Colorado City as well proximity to the city of Colorado Springs. Homes in this area range from turn of the century Victorians to modern homes you would see anywhere.
Many of our relocating buyers are initially drawn to this area for its charm and history. These real estate buyers generally opt for other areas with a promise to visit Old Colorado City, CO often. Similar neighborhoods include: Downtown Colorado Springs
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