strategically located between Colorado's two largest cities,
and Colorado Springs. This strikingly beautiful area has approximately 844 square miles of
mountains, foothills and plains.
Most residents live in unincorporated areas. The county is an ideal mix of
rural and suburban areas, village centers and large plots of open space including ranches, greenbelts,
public parks and national forest lands.
The Southeast I-25 corridor of Douglas, Arapahoe and Denver Counties is becoming the dominant economic
center of Colorado and a clear leader in creating new partnerships and coalitions to respond to issues of
growth, transportation, community enterprise housing, workforce development, and quality of life.
Douglas County is at the forefront of this bustling economic environment with leading employers.
Douglas County Statistics, regarding top employers, population, income medians and more
Major outdoor attractions include Pike National Forest offering fun and exciting camping, fishing,
backpacking and even some hunting.
Douglas County Recreation
Courtesy: Douglas County