Peyton Colorado is a small town located about 30 miles northeast of Colorado Springs. This area features large acreages and fairly flat, dry terrain. This is a popular area for people that have horses and want to keep them close. The average home size is about 3,098 square feet while the average lot size is about 16-acres. This is very large compared to the U.S. average lot size of 1/5 of an acre.
It's important to note that some of the suburban developments of new homes, especially in the Falcon North area like Meridian Ranch, use the Peyton United States post office, so many of these homes will have a Peyton, CO. address but for the purposes of the Pikes Peak Realtor
Multiple Listing Service (MLS) are not really a part of Peyton. This area is serviced by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
Some of the first settlers of the Peyton area were James and Susan McDermott. With the coming of the Rock Island Railroad
they settled in Calhan in 1888 and in 1890 moved to Peyton where Mr. McDermott ran a general store for 25 years. The store and their house were for years the only substantial buildings of their kind in the area and served the needs of travelers.
The small community of Peyton Colorado doesn't really see a lot of change and the people that live there like it that way. Homes for sale in Peyton CO range from manufactured homes to small ranches. Peyton is a great place for solitude, horses and livestock in general. Kids in the area can even show their livestock at the nearby Calhan Fairgrounds for the El Paso County Fair held each July. The U.S. Post Office zip code in Peyton Colorado is 80831
and the school district is Peyton School District.
Nearby areas of Colorado Springs include: TriLakes / Monument
, Black Forest
and the Falcon area.