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!


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.


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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Full Closure of Westbound South Academy Boulevard Over Fountain Creek

November 28, 2023- Effective immediately there will be a full closure of westbound South Academy Boulevard between US 85 and I-25 over Fountain Creek. This will be an ongoing closure for scour bridge investigation and countermeasures. Drivers should use alternate routes. Detours will be in place: Westbound South Academy Boulevard will be closed from US 85 to…

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Final Official Results for 2023 Coordinated Election

November 28, 2023 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has completed the official Canvass of the 2023 Coordinated Election. Final official results were reviewed by the bipartisan appointed Canvass Board and can be viewed on the Election Night Reporting site. Final official results include additional ballots from military and overseas voters, and…

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Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management earns highest accreditation marks

Colorado Springs, Colo. — The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management received the highest marks possible from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program. “Receiving accreditation shows to Colorado Springs and El Paso County residents that its emergency management office stands ready to prepare our residents and respond to disasters by following the highest industry standards,”…

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


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.