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About the Pueblo West Metropolitan District
Home to over 33,000 residents (as of the 2020 Census), Pueblo West offers outdoor attractions and recreation, including:
- Lake Pueblo State Park's great camping, fishing, hiking and biking outdoor spaces
- Miles of equestrian trails
- The unique 18-hole Desert Hawk Golf Course, which offers expansive views and tournament opportunities
Outdoors & Climate
The vistas of the great Rocky Mountains, from the luscious Spanish Peaks to white-capped Pikes Peak, offer 300 days of sunshine and breathtaking and awe-inspiring sunrises and sunsets. Magnificent star gazing at the night sky is "light pollution" free and relaxing.
- The daily chance of sunshine is 76%.
- The average daily high temperature is 68 degrees Fahrenheit, with an average daily low of 37 degrees.
- Average annual precipitation in Pueblo West is 11.91 inches, with August's average precipitation with 2.07 inches, and an annual snowfall of 31 inches.
The area of the District, with inclusions, contains about 26,830 acres or 49.10 square miles of contiguous lands extending west by northwest from points approximately 1.5 miles west of the limits of the City of Pueblo. The District is located immediately north of the Pueblo Dam and Reservoir, constructed by the United States Bureau of Reclamation in 1975, which is a part of the Fryingpan-Arkansas Water Project.
Pueblo West is located in Pueblo County, along the southern edge of the Colorado's major growth corridor, and is situated approximately 7 miles west of the City of Pueblo.
Conveniently located within thirty minutes of the Rocky Mountains, Arkansas River water activities and major airports, Pueblo West offers residents and visitors easy access to tourism destinations, upscale and downtown shopping districts, and Colorado's rich cultural and western history.
Since the Pueblo West Metropolitan District officially adopted the 2nd Brigade in May 2011, forming a solid community relationship with the Army's neighboring mountain post Fort Carson, Pueblo West has embraced Soldiers and their families, offering them a wide variety of much needed support.
Colorado's Fastest Growing Community
Still considered a small town in many ways, Pueblo West is the fastest growing community in Southern Colorado, and because of what it has to offer, will continue to grow into the future. If you are contemplating relocating to Pueblo West, or wanting to visit, you will find the friendliest people here; people who will speak candidly about how special Pueblo West is. Be part of that growth. There's no better place to live.