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.

Snow capped mountains with a lake in the valley.

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

An image of a road with text reading, Road Work Alert and New Release

Northbound Knollwood Closed for Construction Beginning May 28

May 24, 2024 – Beginning Tuesday, May 28, northbound Knollwood, between Highway 105 and Village Ridge Point, will be closed for approximately two weeks. The El Paso County Highway 105A Construction Project team will implement construction traffic control modifications for the temporary closure for crews to construct drainage improvements at Knollwood’s intersection with Highway 105.…

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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.