Welcome to El Paso County

Welcome to
El Paso County

El Paso County has a population of over 750,000, providing residents with a thriving downtown, family-friendly suburbs, and vast rural expanses. The County is home to eight municipalities, each contributing to the community’s geographic, economic, and social diversity. With mountains to the west, forest to the north, and plains to the east, you can hike, bike, kayak, and explore without ever leaving El Paso County.

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Property Owners

El Paso County is a great place to live! We are proud of our community and encourage our residents to partner with us in responsible stewardship. Our resources are available to guide your property ownership journey.

Business Owners

El Paso County is a great place to work and do business! We proudly offer various support services and programs to facilitate successful business in our region, including an award-winning workforce development center!

Visitors

El Paso County is a great place to explore, engage, and celebrate! We are home to America’s Mountain, Pikes Peak, and our community is often ranked as one of the most beautiful locations in the country.

Other Popular Services

El Paso County provides services to the region that no other entity offers. We strive to consistently deliver high-quality, service-focused resources and opportunities that make a difference in our community.

Open Government

We are open, honest, and respectful in our work and communication. We build trust by transparently publishing data and analytics on our finances, the condition of our infrastructure, and our progress toward our strategic objectives.

County Commissioners Agenda & Minutes

Board of County Commissioners meeting information, agendas and live streaming.

Colorado Open Records Act

In the spirit of open government, the Colorado Open Records Act requires that most public records be available to the public.

County Budget & Finance

Information on the County’s original adopted budget, sales & use tax collections and monthly updates.

Elected Officials

Get to know your elected officials for El Paso County.

Elections

Voter registration, polling places, ballot issues and election updates.

Get Involved, Volunteer

El Paso County has more than 40 boards and commissions that need your time and experience.

Public Meetings

El Paso County government invites residents to all public meetings.

Strategic Plan

Strategic thinking and careful planning help identify both long-term and more immediate County priorities.

Featured News

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El Paso County Announces 2024 Preliminary Balanced Budget

El Paso County, Colorado, October 3, 2023 – The El Paso County Financial Services Department presented the 2024 Preliminary Balanced Budget at the October 3, 2023, Board of County Commissioners meeting. El Paso County is responsible for providing essential public services, including maintaining critical infrastructures such as roads, bridges, and stormwater and ensuring public health and safety. El…

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Traffic Advisory – Week of Sept. 29 through Oct. 7

NOTE: This information is being shared on behalf of CDOT. The bold text below applies specifically to El Paso County. El Paso County, Colorado, September 29, 2023 – The Colorado Department of Transportation has scheduled temporary closures of the northbound I-25 on- and off-ramps at Mesa Ridge Parkway (mile 132) on Friday, September 29, beginning at 7 p.m. for concrete roadway paving. All lanes will reopen at 9 a.m. on Saturday.…

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OUR VISION

El Paso County will be a trusted regional leader known for excellence in county service delivery.

OUR PURPOSE

We provide essential public services to the Pikes Peak Region in support of our residents, businesses, and communities, enhancing the freedom for all to thrive.